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Ahwahnee Bridge, Spanning Merced River on service road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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HB136934
Long View Of South Face Of Bridge

HB136935
South Face From West Bank.

HB136936
Pier Construction Detail North Face.

HB136937
Facing East Across Bridge At Half Dome With Bicycle Path Markers In Foreground And Electrical Transformer For Campground To Right.

HB136938
Construction Detail, End Of Wall Nw Corner.

HB136939
Facing West Across Bridge At North Sidewalk Showing Erosion In Path.

HB136940
Arches Detail On South Face.

HB136941
North Face Of Bridge.


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Location
Spanning Merced River on service road, Yosemite Village, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-100
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N88).
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Significance: The only triple-arched masonry bridge in Yosemite Valley, the Ahwahnee Bridge is characteristic of the National Park Service's "rustic style" of architecture.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
Whittle, George D.
Rocca & Caletti
Bureau Of Public Roads
Hull, Daniel R.
Vint, Thomas C.
Morgan, Nathan W.
Grogan, Brian, Photographer
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Fleming, David R., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LONG VIEW OF SOUTH FACE OF BRIDGE. IN LANDSCAPE FROM EAST BANK.
2. SOUTH FACE FROM WEST BANK.
3. PIER CONSTRUCTION DETAIL NORTH FACE.
4. FACING EAST ACROSS BRIDGE AT HALF DOME WITH BICYCLE PATH MARKERS IN FOREGROUND AND ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER FOR CAMPGROUND TO RIGHT.
5. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL, END OF WALL NW CORNER.
6. FACING WEST ACROSS BRIDGE AT NORTH SIDEWALK SHOWING EROSION IN PATH.
7. ARCHES DETAIL ON SOUTH FACE.
8. NORTH FACE OF BRIDGE.


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