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BNSF - Nason Creek Trestle

Map 

Description 

This trestle carries the BNSF railway over Nason Creek before entering the east portal of Cascade Tunnel.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Nason Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Chelan County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Great Northern Nason Creek Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.77051, -120.99714   (decimal degrees)
47°46'14" N, 120°59'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/650062/5292736 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Howard
Inventory number
BH 51977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,356)
BNSF Railway (1,225)
Built 1928 (1,120)
Built during 1920s (9,435)
Chelan County, Washington (45)
Deck girder (4,994)
Girder (9,039)
Great Northern Railway (277)
Open (38,344)
Owned by railroad (10,966)
Plate girder (6,874)
Railroad (14,263)
Washington (1,198)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Corrected description
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Great Northern Railway"

Sources 

  • Neil Martel