This site features daily historical railroad posts from the Big Bend/Columbia Plateau region of Washington state.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
1935 Grand Coulee MWAK Bridge Views
This bridge was built to railroad specs, but was never used by the railroad. One version of the story says the bridge wasn't built strong enough to handle the loads. Another story says the chances of rockslides just upgrade of the bridge was the cause for it not to be used by rail.