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  • Collection: Spokane Bridges

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Monroe Street Bridge

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

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

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Looking under the Monroe Street Bridge, ca. 1940.

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

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Second Monroe Street Bridge

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

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Steel construction on the Union Pacific/Milwaukee Bridge.

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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.

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"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_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.

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

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

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

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Looking south across the Monroe Street Bridge

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

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"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.

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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.

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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.

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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_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.

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

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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.
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