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Happy Isles Bridge, Spanning Merced River on Service road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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Item Title


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-97
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N85).
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: The Happy Isles Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture.

Subjects
Recreation
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
Schuler & McDonald
National Park Service Landscape Architecture Divis
Quin, Richard H., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LONG VIEW OF NORTH FACE FROM WEST BANK. OLD HAPPY ISLES BRIDGE (CA-110) IS VISIBLE UNDER ARCH IN DISTANCE.
2. EQUESTRIAN PORTAL AT SW CORNER.
3. VIEW OF SOUTH FACE AND EQUESTRIAN PORTALS.
4. VIEW OF ARCH DETAIL AND EQUESTRIAN PORTAL AT NE CORNER.
5. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL, UNDERSIDE OF ARCH, FACING EAST BANK.
6. CURBSTONE, SIDEWALK AND WALL DETAIL, WITH BRIDGE SIGN.
7. EAST PORTAL OF CONCRETE LINED CULVERT LOCATED 30 YARDS WEST OF HAPPY ISLES BRIDGE. NOTE ROCK & CONCRETE FLOOR.
8. RETAINING WALL & WEST PORTAL OF CULVERT.


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