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BNSF - Yakima River Bridge #4

Photos 

Photo taken by John Bernhisel in April 2019

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BH Photo #446758

Map 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Yakima River on BNSF Railway
Location
Thorp, Kittitas County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903, West Span Replaced 1942
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
1-150' Pinned Pratt through truss (1903)
1-160 Riveted Warren Through Truss (1942)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 316.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.05884, -120.65073   (decimal degrees)
47°03'32" N, 120°39'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/678404/5214380 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thorp
Inventory number
BH 63541 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • April 21, 2019: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • December 17, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 11, 2014: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

BNSF - Yakima River Bridge (Thorp)
Posted December 17, 2014, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

My apologies. I will get those switched over to the correct page. Thanks.

BNSF - Yakima River Bridge (Thorp)
Posted December 17, 2014, by K. A. Erickson

If the images that Dave added are true. That is of a bridge near Thorp, they belong to the one to the south on the Iron Horse Trail.

http://bridgehunter.com/wa/kittitas/bh54266/

Note the lack of tracks in the pictures.