Stoney Creek Bridge

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Stoney Creek Bridge
Eastbound over SCB.jpg
A Canadian Pacific Railway freight train eastbound over the Stoney Creek Bridge.
Coordinates 51°22′48″N 117°27′58″W / 51.380°N 117.466°W / 51.380; -117.466Coordinates: 51°22′48″N 117°27′58″W / 51.380°N 117.466°W / 51.380; -117.466
Carries Canadian Pacific Railway
Crosses Stoney Creek
Locale Rogers Pass
Characteristics
Design truss arch bridge
Total length 200 m (656 ft)
Height 90 m (295 ft)
Longest span 102.5 m (336 ft)
History
Designer Hamilton Bridge Company (1893), Canadian Bridge Company (1929)
Opened 1893
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Stoney Creek Bridge is a 656-foot (200 m) long truss arch bridge in British Columbia, Canada. It carries the Canadian Pacific Railway single track of 295 feet (90 m) over the Stoney Creek, between Revelstoke and Golden. A wooden bridge was originally built on the site in 1885, and the current steel structure was built in 1893. A second set of arches was added in 1929 to handle heavier traffic. The original bridge was the tallest wooden bridge in the world at that time.

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