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Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge & Stone Toll House, Near Lake Oroville (moved from fork of Feather Riv, Oroville, Butte County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Near Lake Oroville (moved from fork of Feather Riv, Oroville vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-34
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
Significance: This structure is the only surviving suspension bridge in the American West dating to the mid 19th century. When reconstructed over Lake Oroville, it was "strengthened" with pile supports under the bridge deck.

Subjects
Stone Buildings
Suspension Bridges
Tollhouses


Related Names
Starbuck Iron Works
Jones & Murray
State Of California
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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