Kittitas County, Washington

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Berne

Great Northern

along U.S. 2, Stevens Pass

Tn

rr

 

in use

concrete portal

BNSF

new Cascade Tunnel

between Cheviot and Boylston

CMStP&P

just over 4 miles east of Renslow Trestle, Restricted access--U.S. Army property

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

Tunnel #45 Johnson Creek, 1973', Field checked 10/09

between Cle Elum and Easton

CMStP&P

over Yakima River, adjacent to I-90

B

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

Field checked 9/07

between Cle Elum and Easton

N. Pacific

over Yakima River, adjacent to I-90

B

rr

 

in use

 

BNSF

Field checked 9/07

Easton

CMStP&P

Cabin Creek, W of town

B

abandoned

 

gone

concrete

none

concrete arch

Easton

CMStP&P

one mile west of town

Tn

abandoned/closed off

 

gone

 

none

#48 (Easton Tunnel), Field checked 10/09

Easton

CMStP&P

6 miles west of town at former site of Whittier, in woods

Tn

abandoned/closed off

 

gone

 

none

#49 (Whittier Tunnel), Field checked 10/09

Easton

N. Pacific

101 Cabin Creek Rd.

M

rr

 

in use

metal

BNSF

maintenance base, Field checked 2/06

Ellensburg

BN

 

O

rr

 

in use

block

BNSF

Field checked 7/14

Ellensburg

CMStP&P

around 5 track miles west of downtown, over old Hwy. 10, NP and farm road

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel/wood

none

#EE-384B, pilings, deck and through plate girder spans, Field checked 10/09

Ellensburg

CMStP&P

over Yakima River just 1 mile west of #EE-384B, can be seen from I-90

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel

none

#EE386B, two 150' through truss spans, Field checked 10/09

Ellensburg

CMStP&P

relocated adjacent to 1205 N. Main St.

F

private

 

none

wood

none

express office,modified, Field checked 6/10

Ellensburg

N. Pacific

606 W. 3rd Ave. 

C

vacant

1909-10

in use

brick

BNSF

to be restored by Historic Ellensburg, Field checked 7/14

Ellensburg

N. Pacific

602 W. 3rd Ave.

O

rr

 

in use

metal

BNSF

terminal offices, Field checked 2/06

Ellensburg

N. Pacific

602 W. 3rd Ave.

M

rr

 

in use

metal

BNSF

section house, Field checked 2/06

Hyak

CMStP&P

South of I-90, atop Snoqualmie Pass,

Tn

rail trail

1914-15

gone

concrete portal 

none

Snoqualmie Tunnel East Portal, #50, Iron Horse Trail, Field checked 6/08

Hyak

CMStP&P

South of I-90, east of tunnel on Iron Horse Trail

M

residences

1919

gone

wood

none

three operator bungalows

Kittitas

CMStP&P

Railroad Ave./Main St.

C

Iron Horse Trail display

1909

gone

wood 

none

Field checked 7/14

Kittitas

CMStP&P

west of depot, on Iron Horse Trail

M

residences

1919

gone

wood

none

three operators bungalows, Field checked 7/14

Kittitas

CMStP&P

east of depot, on Iron Horse Trail

Wt

 

 

gone

wood

none

water tower base and well and pump house, restored, Field checked 7/14

Kittitas

CMStP&P

west end of depot

M

state park use

 

gone

wood

none

restored section house, Field checked 2/06

Kittitas

CMStP&P

around 6.5 miles east of town over I-90

B

unused

 

gone

steel

none

Renslow Trestle, #EE-320, Field checked 10/09

Martin

N. Pacific

NW of town

Tn

rr

1887-88

in use

concrete portal

BNSF

Stampede Tunnel/new snowshed

South Cle Elum

CMStP&P

Milwaukee Rd.

C

museum 

1909 

gone

wood

none

being restored, Cascade Rail Foundation, Iron Horse Trail, on National Register, Field checked 7/14

South Cle Elum

CMStP&P

Milwaukee Rd.

S

museum 

1918 

gone

brick

none

being restored, Substation #24, Iron Horse Trail, on National Register, Field checked 7/14

South Cle Elum

CMStP&P

Milwaukee Rd.

M

residences

1919

none

wood

none

three operators bungalows adjacent to substation, Iron Horse Trail, on National Register, Field checked 2/06

South Cle Elum

CMStP&P

526 Marie Ave.

M

business

c1909 

gone

wood

none

Section house (bunkhouse), Iron Horse Inn, Iron Horse Trail, on National Register, Field checked 7/14

South Cle Elum

CMStP&P

Milwaukee Rd.

M

shed

c1909

gone

wood

none

"coal and ice shed", being restored, Iron Horse Trail, on National Register, Field checked 6206

Stevens Pass

Great Northern

about 2.5 mi. NE on N side of U.S. 2

Tn

abandoned

 

aband.

stone portal

none

old Cascade Tunnel

Thorp

N. Pacific

relocated 1/3 mile east on North Thorp Hwy on south side of highway

C

private

c1897

none

wood

none

Field checked 7/14

between Thorp and (South) Cle Elum

CMStP&P

along south bank of Yakima River, 2.5 and 3.5 miles east of Horlick, can be seen from old US Highway 10 along the north bank

Tn

abandoned/closed off

 

gone

 

none

Tunnels #46 (Horlick #1) and #47 (Horlick # 2), Field checked 10/09

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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