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Gault Bridge, Spanning Deer Creek at South Pine Street, Nevada City, Nevada County, CA



B&W Photos

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West Side Of Bridge

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East Side Of Bridge

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West Side Of North End Of Bridge

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East Side Of North End Of Bridge

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South End Approach, Showing Roadbed, And Surrounding Area

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North End Approach, Showing Roadbed, And Surrounding Area

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Latticework Under Bridge

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West Side Of North End Of Bridge Resting On Approach Abutment

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Terminal Connection Of Arch Structural Member To Concrete Abutment On East Of South End Of Bridge

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Hinge-pin Connection Of Arch Structural Member To Concrete Footing On East Of South End Of Bridge

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Connection Of Upright Structural Members To Top Of Arch Member On East Side Of North End Of Bridge

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Railing And Newel Post Detail On West Side Of South End Of Bridge

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Circa 1880 View (from The North) Across Andrew Hallidie Suspension Bridge

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Fabrication Of The Gault Bridge In The Eastern United States (exact Location Not Known)

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Early 20th Century View (from Southeast) Of The Gault Bridge


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Deer Creek at South Pine Street, Nevada%25252525252BCity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-158
Building/structure dates: 1903 initial construction
Significance: The Gault Bridge has been determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places under criterion c for its significance in the history of bridge technology in California (Caltrans Bridge Inventory #17C-01). The Gault Bridge is the oldest three-hinge, steel arch bridge in California, and a rare, surviving example of this type of bridge construction. Designed by the American Bridge Company, the Gault Bridge was erected in 1903 by Clark and Henery, a Stockton, California contracting firm.

Related Names
Clark & Henry
American Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. West side of bridge. Overall contextual view (looking) east-southeast or upstream. (Deer Creek flows east to west). 90mm lens.
2. East side of bridge. Overall contextual view west or downstream, (from Route 49 bridge). 150 mm lens.
3. West side of north end of bridge. Overall oblique view southeast. 90 mm lens.
4. East side of north end of bridge. Overall oblique view southwest. 90 mm lens.
5. South end approach, showing roadbed, and surrounding area. Overall view north-northeast. 90 mm lens.
6. North end approach, showing roadbed, and surrounding area. Overall view south-southeast. 150 mm lens.
7. Latticework under bridge. View north (from under south end of bridge). 90 mm lens.
8. West side of north end of bridge resting on approach abutment. Oblique detail view northeast (from below roadbed level, beside bridge). 150 mm lens.
9. Terminal connection of arch structural member to concrete abutment on east of south end of bridge. Slightly oblique detail view west-northwest (from beside bridge). 150 mm lens.
10. Hinge-pin connection of arch structural member to concrete footing on east of south end of bridge. Slightly oblique detail view west-northwest (from beside bridge). 150 mm lens.
11. Connection of upright structural members to top of arch member on east side of north end of bridge. Oblique detail view southwest (from beside bridge). 360 mm lens.
12. Railing and newel post detail on west side of south end of bridge. Oblique view northwest (from roadway). 90 mm lens.
13. Circa 1880 view (from the north) across Andrew Hallidie suspension bridge. Source: Searles Library, Nevada City, California.
14. Fabrication of the Gault Bridge in the Eastern United States (exact location not known). Source: City Hall, Nevada City, California.
15. Early 20th century view (from southeast) of the Gault Bridge. Source: Searles Library, Nevada City, California.


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