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BNSF - Naches River Bridge

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B.N.S.F. Naches River Bridge

from the southeast

Photo taken by Michael Goff on June 20, 2009

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BH Photo #141811

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Description 

Two 39' deck girders originally built 1906 at Washington Street in Spokane, relocated here 1918. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Naches River on BNSF Railway in Yakima
Location
Yakima, Yakima County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906; Approaches Updated 1918 and 1948
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
1-150' Pratt through truss
1-100' Through Plate Girder
2-39' Secondhand Deck girders
1-30' I-Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 366.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.62778, -120.52028   (decimal degrees)
46°37'40" N, 120°31'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/689824/5166788 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Selah
Elevation
1083 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 42867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • April 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • April 16, 2017: New photo from Dave Cox
  • September 8, 2016: New photos from Kyle Jarvis
  • June 23, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Kyle Jarvis
  • Dave Cox
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com