Great Northern's Salmon Bay Bridge

Walking across the Chittenden Locks in Ballard, I got a decent view of the Salmon Bay Bridge in its open position. Great Northern built "Bridge 4" in 1914, in anticipation of the waterway becoming navigable a few years later.

US Admiralty Law requires that rail traffic yield right-of-way to marine traffic. So if Jeremy Clarkson's Toybota was rigged with a sufficiently tall mast, it could delay any Amtrak, BNSF freight, and commuter rail traffic in the vicinity.


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