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South Fork Tuolumne River Bridge, Spanning South Fork Tuolumne River on Tioga Road, Mather, Tuolumne County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning South Fork Tuolumne River on Tioga Road, Mather vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-108
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N834; N95).
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
Significance: The South Fork Tuolumne River Bridge represents one of the last examples in Yosemite National Park of the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture as applied to road bridges.

Subjects
Girder Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
Morrison-Knudsen Company
Pacific Lumber Company
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer
Quin, Richard H., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF SUBSTRUCTURE AND STONE ABUTMENT AT WEST END OF BRIDGE.
2. VIEW OF NORTH FACE SHOWING SUBSTRUCTURE AND ABUTMENTS OF BRIDGE CROSSING THE SOUTH FORK OF THE TUOLUMNE RIVER.
3. VIEW OF ROAD SURFACE AND RAILINGS OF BRIDGE CROSSING THE SOUTH FORK.
4. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL OF SUBSTRUCTURE AND STONE ABUTMENT.
5. VIEW EAST ACROSS BRIDGE SHOWING RAILING DETAILS AND WATERFALLS OF THE SOUTH FORK OF THE TUOLUMNE.
6. VIEW FACING EAST ALONG NORTH FACE OF BRIDGE AT CONSTRUCTION DETAILS OF WOOD RAILINGS AND STONE ABUTMENTS.


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