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That could be expensive to repair. Since, if that's the old bridge at Gibbon, repairs will be necessary; that's the only connection to the outside world (BNSF) for Central Washington RR line to Sunnyside and Granger. And yes, they do move a lot of cars everyday. Hope Brig Temple has insurance!


Bridge at Gibbon. Could the burning bridge be on the old UP line?


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I thought so, this trestle just didn't seem like the CWRR bridge at Gibbon. In the lower valley, UP stuck to north side of Yakima River. Really no idea where this burning trestle was, but it isn't crossing the Yakima that I know of. Maybe somewhere in the Palouse wheat country, since there's a lot of fires over there, and lots of rail lines, both abandoned and in use. Or even somewhere in Oregon?


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Wood is relatively cheap to initially install. They got their money's worth. The new bridge/ trestle will be very expensive. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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