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  • Collection: Spokane Bridges

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

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

Oversize_Box01_008.tif
Monroe Street Bridge

Oversize_Box01_001.tif
Second Monroe Street Bridge

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

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_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_1stmonroe_2.tif
Sepia image of the first Monroe Street Bridge crossing the Spokane River below the Falls. 1889 or 1890.

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

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.

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

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_6.tif
A 1926 view of Hangman (Latah) Creek valley and 6th Avenue high bridge.

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.

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_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.

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

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

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_highbridge_2.tif
The Union Pacific/Milwaukee Road high bridge across the Spokane River and Latah Creek under construction in 1913.

spokanebridges_highbridge_3.tif
Workers on the Union Pacific/Milwaukee high bridge across the Spokane River. Taken facing northwest.

spokanebridges_highbridge_4.tif
Union Pacific/Milwaukee Trestle entering Spokane in the 1920s.

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

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

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_post_2.tif
A view of the steel Post Street bridge and the C and C Milling Co. building taken in 1896.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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_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.

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

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_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.

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

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
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