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Olympic Discovery Trail - Johnson Creek Trestle

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Hard to find good lighting down there....

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in April 2011

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #241043

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Description 

This curved trestle is the largest on the Olympic Peninsula. It is now part of the Olympic Discovery Trail and is open to bikes and pedestrians.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Johnson Creek on Olympic Discovery Trail/Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road)
Location
Clallam County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914 by the Seattle, Port Angeles and Western Railway Company, later owned by Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road), abandoned in 1985 and converted to a bike trail
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
- Seattle, Port Angeles & Western Railway (SPA&W)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 410.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.06183, -123.05413   (decimal degrees)
48°03'43" N, 123°03'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/495966/5323174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sequim
Inventory number
BH 53821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Rail-to-trail", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Seattle, Port Angeles & Western Railway"
  • October 6, 2012: Added by Jann Mayer

Sources 

  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com