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Columbia Plateau Trail - Cow Creek Trestle

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SP&S Cow Creek viaduct

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in September 2013

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BH Photo #380531

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cow Creek on Columbia Plateau Trail
Location
Adams County, Washington
Status
Closed
History
Built 1908; abandoned 1987
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Rail-to-trail
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,800.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.84393, -118.14519   (decimal degrees)
46°50'38" N, 118°08'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/412683/5188457 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: New photo from Dave King
  • February 28, 2017: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 7, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 26, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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Comments 

Cow Creek Trestle - Construction, Sept. 10, 1908
Posted March 13, 2017, by Steven Shook (stevenrshook [at] gmail [dot] com)

Landing a 75-foot girder during the construction of the Cow Creek Viaduct on September 10, 1908.

Columbia Plateau Trail - Cow Creek Trestle
Posted July 20, 2016, by Anonymous

Picture of workers at cow creek viaduct