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4th Street Bridge

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4th Street Bridge

Photo taken in 1909 from the Cascade mill. During the spring flood logs are transported down the river and retrieved at this point by the Cascade Mill. Please note the round cement pier in the middle of the river. This pier still presently remains in the river.

Frank Lanterman photo part of Jack Whitnall collection. Used by family permission

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BH Photo #395330

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Description 

This is the second bridge crossing the Yakima River from Selah. When it was built it was the longest single span in the state of Washington.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Yakima River on Selah to N Yakima Rd
Location
Selah, Yakima County, Washington
Status
Replaced by the present I 82 Westbound bridges in 1932
History
Built 1907; Replaced 1932
Builder
- Northwest Bridge Co. of Tacoma, Washington
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Also called
Lower Selah Bridge (2nd)
Lower Selah Bridge (2nd)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.63032, -120.50775   (decimal degrees)
46°37'49" N, 120°30'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/690774/5167101 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2017: New photo from Dave Cox
  • June 25, 2017: Updated by Luke: Merged info from other Lower Selah/4th Street Bridge entry.
  • June 25, 2017: Added by Dave Cox

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