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  • Collection: Spokane Bridges

Oversize_Box01_007.tif
Lower falls of Spokane River and two bridges, Post and Howard Street. Drawing by Edward W. Lange, ca. 1895.

spokanebridges_1stmonroe_1.tif
Sepia tone image of the first Monroe Street Bridge across the Spokane River and Lower Falls. Taken after its completion in 1889. This wooden bridge burned July 23, 1890.

spokanebridges_hangman_10.tif
The 6th Avenue high bridge after the completion of the concrete pour and before removal of the wooden forms. Behind is the old wooden 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_15.tif
Pouring concrete on the outer spans of the third Monroe Street bridge in 1910.

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

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_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_highbridge_3.tif
Workers on the Union Pacific/Milwaukee high bridge across the Spokane River. Taken facing northwest.

spokanebridges_highbridge_2.tif
The Union Pacific/Milwaukee Road high bridge across the Spokane River and Latah Creek under construction in 1913.

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_24.tif
The third Monroe Street bridge, Lower Fall and Washington Water Power Company powerhouse illuminated at night. Taken facing upstream. Date unknown.

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_highbridge_4.tif
Union Pacific/Milwaukee Trestle entering Spokane in the 1920s.

spokanebridges_highbridge_6.tif
Reverse angle view of Union Pacific/Milwaukee trestle entering Spokane in the 1920s.

Spokane_Bridges_Hangman017.tif
Wooden bridge over Latah (Hangman Creek).

spokanebridges_howard_1.tif
Northern span of the old Howard Street Bridge crossing the northern channel of the Spokane River and Middle Falls. The Centennial Mill Co. warehouse located at the corner of Mallon and Howard is on the left. Taken around 1900.

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_hangman_6.tif
A 1926 view of Hangman (Latah) Creek valley and 6th Avenue high bridge.

spokanebridges_highbridge_1.tif
Looking down the Spokane River across the Union Pacific high bridge to the river's junction with Hangman (Latah) Creek in 1926.

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_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."

Oversize_Box01_001.tif
Second Monroe Street Bridge

spokanebridges_1stmonroe_3.tif
Construction of the timber Monroe Street Bridge in 1889.

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

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

Oversize_Box01_008.tif
Monroe Street Bridge

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_30.tif
Looking upriver from beneath the steel beam structure of the Monroe Street Bridge. Taken about 1898.

Spokane_Bridges_Monroe_Second020.tif
Stereo view of the Spokane River, Spokane 2nd Monroe Street Bridge and the electric power house looking south across the river. Visible in the background is the tower of the Review building built in 1891.

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.

Spokane_Bridges_Hangman013.tif
Looking down the valley and across the bridge from Ninth Avenue. In the distance is the High Bridge.

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

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_hangman_14.tif
A 1920s view of the north side of Latah Creek Bridge.

spokanebridges_hangman_15.tif
A hand colored view of the Union Pacific/Milwaukee Road over Hangman (Latah) Creek from the early 1900s.

spokanebridges_hangman_2.tif
A view of old Hangman (Latah) Creek bridge. Workers and building materials are visible in the foreground. Before 1911.

spokanebridges_hangman_5.tif
A view of a horse and buggy crossing old Hangman (Latah) Creek bridge. Billboards are visible along the railing of the bridge in the foreground and Browne's Addition is in the background. Approximately 1900.

spokanebridges_hangman_7.tif
A view of the current Hangman (Latah) Creek bridge taken c. 1911. Remnants of the old bridge and the Latah Creek Trestle are visible to the north. Iin the foreground are the tracks of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

spokanebridges_hangman_8.tif
A sepia-toned image of the old Hangman (Latah) Creek bridge taken from the south before 1910. In the foreground are the tracks of the Northern Pacific Railroad.
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