The Cedar River Logging Trestle, 203ft High and 843ft Long,Washington State, ca. 1917

By | October 4, 2017

Completed shortly before this black and white photograph was taken by Darius Kinsey, the Cedar River trestle, built by Pacific States Lumber Company, was exceptionally high for a pole-built trestle. A closer look shows us that the structure was built in two levels, each with a single vertical poles about 100 feet long. The trestle was built to bring railway access to Selleck in southeast King County.

And it seems they were made like this: