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Midvale Bridge, Bridge Street Spanning Weiser River, Midvale, Washington County, ID



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Item Title
Midvale Bridge, Bridge Street Spanning Weiser River, Midvale, Washington County, ID

Location
Bridge Street Spanning Weiser River, Midvale, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-14
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Significance: The most substantial bridge by J.H. Forbes in the area. It was important in the early development of the community. The bridge was determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. / The J.H. Forbes Company constructed numerous steel bridges in the State during that time in history. The Midvale Bridge is significant as one of the most substantial bridges erected by J.H. Forbes, Idaho's first major bridge contractor. The structure is also locally significant as it is associated with the period of Midvale's burgeoning development and contributes to the historical character of the community.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
J. H. Forbes Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. East end of bridge looking due west
2. East end of bridge looking west down walkway. Also shows name plates on this end
3. Bridge deck from east end looking west
4. 3/4 view east end of bridge looking west
5. Name plates on east end of north side of bridge--looking west
6. East end of bridge, south side looking north
7. East end under side of deck looking east
8. East end under walkway looking northeast
9. Detail--guardrail with walkway behind east end of bridge looking north
10. Lower deck support east end--south side looking northwest
11. Underside bridge looking east
12. Lower section of bridge looking west
13. Bottom of east end with walkway on right looking west
14. Northeast corner of bridge upper frame work looking west
15. Southwest corner of bridge and upper framework looking north
16. Detail of upright in middle of east span--looking north
17. West end of bridge looking east
18. 3/4 view west end looking east name plates show here on south side
19. West end of bridge and southside 3/4 view looking northeast
20. South side from west end looking northeast
21. West end of bridge from below looking west
22. Detail southwest corner of bridge looking north
23. Detail southwest corner bridge looking west
24. Name plates on west end of bridge south side looking east
25. North elevation of bridge looking south
26. South side of bridge looking north


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