Bridge burned, Benton Co. WA

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redlynx

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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!
 

bcp

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

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Bruce
 
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redlynx

Member
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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