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Selah Wagon Road Bridge

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Selah Wagon Bidge

Lower bridge into North Yakima (prior to 1906). This photo shows the horizon. The union gap, where the Yakima river flows south between a ridge of hills, is seen in the south. To the left there is a railroad, and in the 1900s the only railroad would be the Northern Pacific placing the location of this bridge west of the NP railroad bridge on the Natches River/

Photo taken by Frank Lanterman.part of Jack Whitnall Collection Courtesy of Whitnall Family

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Description 

Wooden bridge that connected Selah to North Yakima via the Wagon Road cut in the hill on the westside of the Selah Gap. The Lower Selah Bridge (1st) connected with the Wagon Road north side of this bridge

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Natches River
Location
Yakima County, Washington
Status
Destroyed by 1906 flood
History
Built ?
Design
Wooden bridge
Also called
Selah Bridge; Wagon Road Bridge; Moxee Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.62779, -120.52157   (decimal degrees)
46°37'40" N, 120°31'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/689725/5166786 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2017: Added by Dave Cox

Sources 

  • Dave Cox