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Wishkah River Bridge, Wishkah Street spanning Wishkah River, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, WA



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HB1221408
Bridge In Closed Position Looking North

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Bridge In 3/4 Full Open Position

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Bridge In Full Open Position

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Bridge In Closed Position Looking South

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Perspective View Looking Se

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Counterweight Superstructure Detail, Note Trunnion Left Of Center

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View Of Roadway Of Lift Span From Control House Deck, Note Hinge Bearing Lower Right

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Western Portal Of Lift Span Looking East

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View Looking 260 N Showing Counterweight

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Detail, Nameplate Western Portal 'straus Trunnion Bascule Bridge' Built 1924

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Bridge Tender

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Machinery Room, Drive Engines, Emergency Generator And Reduction Gears


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Location
Wishkah Street spanning Wishkah River, Aberdeen, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-92
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N187).
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is a classic example of a patented Strauss "heel-trunnion" bascule bridge type.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BRIDGE IN CLOSED POSITION LOOKING NORTH
2. BRIDGE IN 3/4 FULL OPEN POSITION
3. BRIDGE IN FULL OPEN POSITION
4. BRIDGE IN CLOSED POSITION LOOKING SOUTH
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW LOOKING SE
6. COUNTERWEIGHT SUPERSTRUCTURE DETAIL, NOTE TRUNNION LEFT OF CENTER
7. VIEW OF ROADWAY OF LIFT SPAN FROM CONTROL HOUSE DECK, NOTE HINGE BEARING LOWER RIGHT
8. WESTERN PORTAL OF LIFT SPAN LOOKING EAST
9. VIEW LOOKING 260 N SHOWING COUNTERWEIGHT
10. DETAIL, NAMEPLATE WESTERN PORTAL 'STRAUS TRUNNION BASCULE BRIDGE' BUILT 1924
11. BRIDGE TENDER
12. MACHINERY ROOM, DRIVE ENGINES, EMERGENCY GENERATOR AND REDUCTION GEARS


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