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Snake River Bridge at Lyons' Ferry, State Route 261 spanning Snake River, Starbuck, Columbia County, WA



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Bridge In Elevation Looking East

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Perspective Looking Se

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Geographic Viewscape Ne

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View Looking Sw From North Bank Of Snake River

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General View From South Bank Of Snake River Lyons Ferry Bridge To The Right, Joso High (union Pacific Railroad) Bridge To The Left

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Early Morning View Of Both Joso High Bridge (union Pacific Railroad) In Background And Lyons Ferry Bridge In The Foreground

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Moderate Telephoto View Of Cantilever Span Looking Nw

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Sharp Oblique Perspective Of Deck And Approach Spans Along With Principle Cantilever Span

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Hand Held View Of South Portal

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Diagonal Connecting Details Cantilever Section

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Midspan Bracing At Center Of Cantilever Section

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Hand Held View Of Roadway Looking North West At Mid Span

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Vertical Member Detail At Center Of Cantilever Span


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Item Title


Location
State Route 261 spanning Snake River, Starbuck vicinity, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-88
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N186).
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Kahlotus vicinity, Franklin County, WA.
Significance: The oldest extant steel cantilever bridge in Washington. It is a good example of early-twentieth century cantilever bridge construction using carbon steel. The structure served first at Vantage Ferry on the Columbia River and then dismantled and reerected on the Snake River at Lyons Ferry.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BRIDGE IN ELEVATION LOOKING EAST
2. PERSPECTIVE LOOKING SE
3. GEOGRAPHIC VIEWSCAPE NE
4. VIEW LOOKING SW FROM NORTH BANK OF SNAKE RIVER
5. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH BANK OF SNAKE RIVER LYONS FERRY BRIDGE TO THE RIGHT, JOSO HIGH (UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD) BRIDGE TO THE LEFT
6. EARLY MORNING VIEW OF BOTH JOSO HIGH BRIDGE (UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD) IN BACKGROUND AND LYONS FERRY BRIDGE IN THE FOREGROUND
7. MODERATE TELEPHOTO VIEW OF CANTILEVER SPAN LOOKING NW
8. SHARP OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE OF DECK AND APPROACH SPANS ALONG WITH PRINCIPLE CANTILEVER SPAN
9. HAND HELD VIEW OF SOUTH PORTAL
10. DIAGONAL CONNECTING DETAILS CANTILEVER SECTION
11. MIDSPAN BRACING AT CENTER OF CANTILEVER SECTION
12. HAND HELD VIEW OF ROADWAY LOOKING NORTH WEST AT MID SPAN
13. VERTICAL MEMBER DETAIL AT CENTER OF CANTILEVER SPAN


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