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Yosemite Creek Bridge, Spanning Yosemite Creek on Northside Drive, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Yosemite Creek on Northside Drive, Yosemite Village, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-102
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N90).
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Significance: The Yosemite Creek Bridge is the oldest of the stone-faced concrete arch bridges in Yosemite National Park. The "rustic style" bridge is designed to blend into its setting near the base of Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
Hutchings, James Mason
Forsythe, Maj. William W.
Lewis, Supt. Washington Bartlett
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer
Quin, Richard H., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FACING EAST ACROSS BRIDGE.
2. VIEW OF NORTHEAST CORNER OF BRIDGE.
3. VIEW FACING NW AT BRIDGE WITH FOOTBRIDGE IN FOREGROUND.
4. FACING EAST, OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTH FACE, FOOTBRIDGE TO RIGHT.
5. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL SHOWING CONCRETE FOOTINGS AND ROCK WORK OF SW CORNER.
6. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL SHOWING ARCH KEYSTONE IN NORTH FACE.
7. VIEW OF WEST END OF BRIDGE SHOWING SUBSTRUCTURE DETAIL.


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