Chuck Johnson, Fairbanks, AK; John Werner, Scarsdale, NY; Rosalie Oxford, IL; Steve McGill; and Harriet Reece, Lewiston & Cavendish are the winners!
The Whiskey Creek railroad trestle that goes over Grangemont Rd. is the answer for Week 384 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.
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Monday: Still a familiar sight
Tuesday: Has a practical purpose, but often becomes art
Wednesday: Built with coast fir
Thursday: Contains more than 1/2 million board feet
Friday: 68 feet high
Saturday: Some wheels roll under and some over it.
The 630-foot long trestle at Whiskey Creek, located along Grangemont Rd. near Banner School was half completed by June 1926. It is 68 feet high and built of coast fir. Upon completion, it contained more than ½ million board feet.
(Photo and info courtesy of Clearwater Historical Museum)
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