CWRR - Yakima River Bridge
looking south from Yakima Greenway Trail
Photo taken by Dave Cox in April 2017
BH Photo #387296
The bridge was nearly destroyed in the flood of 1964. New temporary piers have replaced the original and bridge was put back in service. Two 160' trusses originally located at 5th Crossing of the Yellowstone River, near Billings, Montana. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection
- Pratt through truss bridge over Yakima River on Central Washington Railroad
- Yakima, Yakima County, Washington
- Open to traffic
- Built 1924 with two secondhand 1891 spans, third span added 1945; Nearly destroyed in the flood of 1964 and placed on new piers.
- - Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
- - Central Washington Railroad (CWRR)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
- 2-160' Pin connected Pratt Through Trusses (1891, moved 1924)
1-150' Pin connected Pratt Through Truss (moved here 1945)
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 1,005.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +46.61579, -120.48874 (decimal degrees)
46°36'57" N, 120°29'19" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 10/692280/5165533 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Yakima East
- Inventory number
- BH 76601 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
- June 15, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
- April 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
- April 16, 2017: Updated by Luke: Merged info from other entry.
- April 16, 2017: Added by Dave Cox
- Dave Cox
- Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com