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  • Collection: Spokane Bridges

Oversize_Box01_004.tif
Shacktown on the North side of the Spokane river, 1940s.

Oversize_Box01_003.tif
Looking under the Monroe Street Bridge, ca. 1940.

Oversize_Box01_002.tif
"Post Street wooden bridge. Showing Echo Mill, C & C Mill and old Post Mill"

Spokane_Bridges_Railroad016.tif
Steel construction on the Union Pacific/Milwaukee bridge across the lower falls and Monroe Street.

Spokane_Bridges_Railroad012.tif
Steel construction on the Union Pacific/Milwaukee Bridge.

Spokane_Bridges_Railroad006.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.

Spokane_Bridges_Railroad001.tif
"Making the dirt fill approach to the west end of the Union Pacific-Milwaukee bridge across the lower falls and the Monroe Street Bridge."

Spokane_Bridges_Monroe_Third020.tif
Monroe Street Bridge from souvenir card

Spokane_Bridges_Monroe_First004.tif
"Construction of old timber Monroe Street Bridge"

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_07.jpg
Looking south across the Monroe Street Bridge

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_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_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_23.tif
Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad viaduct over the north end of the third Monroe Street Bridge in 1914.

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_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_27.tif
An ice covered lighting standard on the third Monroe Street Bridge. Date unknown.

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

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_18.tif
Early construction of the second Monroe Street Bridge among the ruins of the first bridge in 1891.

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_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_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.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_6.tif
Looking south across the Monroe Street Bridge to the Review Building.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_4.tif
Second Monroe Street Bridge under construction in 1891. Note the wooden scaffolding supporting the incomplete steel girders.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_3.tif
Courthouse, Monroe Street Bridge and Lower Fall taken from the Review Building after 1895. Pedestrian and streetcar traffic on the bridge and the Union Pacific viaduct over Monroe at Ide Avenue are visible.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_1.tif
Looking northwest across the Spokane river toward the Spokane County Courthouse. After 1895.

spokanebridges_2ndmonroe_36.tif
Looking north at carriage, streetcar and pedestrian traffic crossing the Spokane River in 1895. Livery stables at right are on the current site of the Downtown Library.

spokanebridges_1stmonroe_5.tif
Monroe Street Bridge showing foam from the falls obscuring the middle section of the bridge. Taken upstream of the bridge while looking southwest in 1890.

spokanebridges_1stmonroe_2.tif
Sepia image of the first Monroe Street Bridge crossing the Spokane River below the Falls. 1889 or 1890.

spokanebridges_cable_2.tif
The Cable Road bridge prior to 1889. This bridge was to the south of the current Sans Souci housing development (former site of Natatorium Park).

spokanebridges_highbridge_5.tif
A view of the Milwaukee/Union Pacific trestle across the Spokane River and Hangman (Latah) Creek taken in 1914.

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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