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  • Collection: Spokane Bridges

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_07.jpg
Looking south across the Monroe Street Bridge

Monroe_Street_Bridge_Third029.tif
"Monroe Street Bridge and Union Trestle, Spokane." January 8, 1921

Monroe_Street_Bridge_Third028.tif
"Spokane Falls and Bridges over the Spokane River, 1/8/1921"

spokanebridges_railroad_15.tif
A crowd watches building operations, including workers and a crane, on the incomplete bridge and viaduct from the Monroe Street bridge. Taken in 1914.

spokanebridges_railroad_14.tif
A view of building operations on the incomplete bridge including workers and a crane. Advertising is visible on the north shore of the Spokane River. Taken in 1914.

spokanebridges_railroad_10.tif
Steel workers on the incomplete Union Pacific-Milwaukee Road bridge and viaduct. Visible below is the nearly dry Spokane River. Taken in 1914.

spokanebridges_railroad_3.tif
A crowd watches the lowering of a steel beam during the construction of the Union Pacific-Milwaukee Road bridge and viaduct across the Monroe Street bridge in 1914.

spokanebridges_post_6.tif
The wooden Post Street bridge, the Spokane River and falls and the C and C Mill on the south bank. Taken about 1889.

spokanebridges_post_2.tif
A view of the steel Post Street bridge and the C and C Milling Co. building taken in 1896.

spokanebridges_railroad_19.tif
Spectators watch the construction of the steel Union Pacific-Milwaukee bridge and viaduct across the Spokane River and Monroe Street. Taken from the south shore of the river in 1914.

spokanebridges_railroad_17.tif
A crowd watches the dedication of the Union Pacific/Milwaukee Road bridges and viaduct over the Spokane River and Monroe Street. Taken September 15, 1914

spokanebridges_railroad_4.tif
Train cars carrying dirt fill approaching the site of Union Pacific-Milwaukee Road Bridge and Viaduct on the north side of the Spokane River. The Spokane County courthouse is in the background. Taken in 1914.

spokanebridges_railroad_8.tif
Workers fitting steel on the Union Pacific-Milwaukee Road Bridge and Viaduct suspended mid-span over the Spokane River. Taken in 1914.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_25.tif
Another view of the third Monroe Street bridge, Lower Fall and Washington Water Power Company powerhouse illuminated at night. Taken facing upstream. Date unknown.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_23.tif
Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad viaduct over the north end of the third Monroe Street Bridge in 1914.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_19.tif
Construction of the forms for casting of the concrete north arch of the third Monroe Street bridge in 1910.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_17.tif
A concrete phylon, or pavilion, on the east side of the bridge with a bas-relief bison skull. Taken with panatomic film using red filter (A) on November 7, 1936.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_16.tif
View of the third Monroe Street bridge taken from Spokane River bed during a period of low water. Before 1914.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_15.tif
Pouring concrete on the outer spans of the third Monroe Street bridge in 1910.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_13.tif
Scaffolding supports the central span of the third Monroe Street bridge while under construction in 1910. Taken facing northeast.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_12.tif
A winter view of the third Monroe Street bridge after 1914. The Spokane Club, Washington Water Power Company powerhouse and Gilt Top Bottled Beer brewery are visible. Taken facing northeast from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_11.tif
Inscription reads "#91 Companion to #90 Looking N.W. Taken May 31st, 1910. Lewis" This a northwestern facing view showing the dismantling of the second bridge and workers building the base of the third bridge.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_7.tif
The third Monroe Street bridge under construction in 1911. Taken facing upstream, wooden scaffolding is in place on both sides of the river to support the first sections of the concrete span.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_6.tif
The third Monroe Street bridge during the early 1910s. Advertising for Rantz and Halstead and beer visible in the background. Before 1914.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_27.tif
An ice covered lighting standard on the third Monroe Street Bridge. Date unknown.

spokanebridges_3rdmonroe_24.tif
The third Monroe Street bridge, Lower Fall and Washington Water Power Company powerhouse illuminated at night. Taken facing upstream. Date unknown.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_35.tif
Monroe Street Bridge with an inscription that reads "Monroe St. Cantilever Bridge, 1000 ft. long and 125 ft. high. Over the Spokane River. Spokane, Wash."

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_31.tif
Looking northeast to the steel Monroe Street Bridge and the Lower Falls.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_30.tif
Looking upriver from beneath the steel beam structure of the Monroe Street Bridge. Taken about 1898.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_29.tif
Looking northeast in 1900 to the Monroe Street Bridge and streetcar traffic.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_21.tif
Looking northeast through the trees to the steel Monroe Street Bridge and its traffic.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_20.tif
Stereoscopic view of the Spokane River, old steel Monroe Street Bridge and a young observer perched next to both. This view was taken looking to the south about 1904.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_18.tif
Early construction of the second Monroe Street Bridge among the ruins of the first bridge in 1891.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_17.tif
Panoramic view of the steel Monroe Street Bridge and streetcar traffic taken from the northwest side of the bridge.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_16.tif
Looking upstream toward the Lower Falls with the old steel Monroe Street Bridge and its streetcar traffic in the foreground. Taken about 1900.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_15.tif
Looking northeast, streetcars and horse traffic cross the steel Monroe Street Bridge over the Lower Falls in this undated photo.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_12.tif
Looking northeast toward the Lower Fall and the steel Monroe Street Bridge.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_11.tif
Looking east to the Lower Falls and the steel Monroe Street Bridge in an undated photo.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_10.tif
Looking downstream and to the southwest across the dam toward the steel Monroe Street Bridge about 1898. Taken from the Post Street Bridge in the winter.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_9.tif
Looking west and downstream toward the old steel Monroe Street Bridge from the current site of the Downtown Library. Inland Empire System streetcars in the foreground.
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