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CWRR - Yakima River Bridge (Gibbon)

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Bridge on fire

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View this photo at tri-cityherald.com

BH Photo #480802

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Yakima River on Central Washington Railroad
Location
Benton County, Washington
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1941, Approaches rebuilt 1961 and 1965; Burned September 8th, 2020
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Central Washington Railroad (CWRR)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Wooden trestle with Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 679.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.23797, -119.66643   (decimal degrees)
46°14'17" N, 119°39'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/294422/5123944 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2020: New Street View added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • September 9, 2020: New photo from John Bernhisel
  • September 8, 2020: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Tri-City Herald - Video of collapse