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Pohono Bridge, Spanning Merced River on Yosemite Valley Road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Merced River on Yosemite Valley Road, Yosemite Village, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-90
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure ( N828; N78).
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Significance: Pohono Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture through its use of a stone veneer to conceal its reinforced concrete substructure.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
Whittle, George D.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Rocca & Caletti
Lewis, Washington B.
Hull, Daniel
Morgan, Nathan W.
Grogan, Brian, Photographer
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Grogan, Brian, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST FACE, FACING WEST ALONG MERCED RIVER FROM NORTH BANK.
2. BRIDGE DETAIL, WITH SIGN AND VIEW OF WEST FACE AND ARCH.
3. WEST FACE OF BRIDGE, FACING EAST ALONG MERCED RIVER FROM SOUTH BANK.
4. BRIDGE DETAIL WITH CURB STONE, SIGN AND VIEW OF EAST FACE AND ARCH.
5. VIEW OF NW CORNER, ARCH CONSTRUCTION DETAIL.
6. VIEW FACING SOUTH ACROSS BRIDGE SHOWING WALLS AND ROAD SURFACE.
7. VIEW OF SE CORNER, ARCH CONSTRUCTION DETAIL.
8. US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BENCHMARK AT SW CORNER OF BRIDGE, ELEV. 3881 FT.


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