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Tenaya Creek Bridge, Spanning Tenaya Creek on Mirror Lake Road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Tenaya Creek on Mirror Lake Road, Yosemite Village, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-98
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N831; N86).
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Significance: Like other road bridges in Yosemite Valley, the Tenaya Creek Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture through its use of a stone veneer to conceal its reinforced concrete construction.

Subjects
Recreation
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Whittle, George D.
Rocca & Caletti
Bureau Of Public Roads
Howard, W. J.
Forsyth, Maj. William W.
Lewis, Washington B.
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST FACE AND ARCH FROM SOUTH BANK.
2. RETAINING WALL AT SE CORNER OF BRIDGE. SITE OF OLD GAUGING STATION.
3. VIEW NORTH ALONG TENAYA CREEK AT EAST FACE OF BRIDGE.
4. CONSTRUCTION DETAILS, UNDERSIDE OF ARCH FACING SW CORNER.
5. US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MARKER AT OLD GAUGING STATION SITE.
6. UNDERSIDE OF ARCH, CONSTRUCTION DETAILS NE CORNER.
7. REMAINS OF OLD GAUGING STATION WITH BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND.
8. ROCK WORK AND CONSTRUCTION DETAILS, SE CORNER.
9. CONCRETE FOOTING, ROCK DETAIL AND STRESS FRACTURE AT SW CORNER.
10. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL, SE CORNER OF ARCH.
11. CURB STONES, SIDEWALK AND WALL WITH BRIDGE SIGN.
12. WALL AND EROSION IN BRIDAL PATH.


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