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Home > Idaho > Twin+Falls > Twin Falls-Jerome Bridge, U.S. Highway 93 Spanning Snake River, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, ID



B&W Photos
Pier Forms - South Side,
HB419802
Pier Forms - South Side,
Concrete Chute And Piers - South Side.
HB419803
Concrete Chute And Piers - South Side.
Concrete Chute And Piers - South Side.
HB419804
Concrete Chute And Piers - South Side.
North Tower.
HB419805
North Tower.
Tower Construction Looking Downstream To The West.
HB419806
Tower Construction Looking Downstream To The West.
Looking West - North Tower.
HB419807
Looking West - North Tower.
Looking West - South Approach Span Construction.
HB419808
Looking West - South Approach Span Construction.
Looking West - Closing The Gap.
HB419809
Looking West - Closing The Gap.
Surveyor On Canyon Wall.
HB419810
Surveyor On Canyon Wall.
Workman On Canyon Wall.
HB419811
Workman On Canyon Wall.
Looking West - Completed Structure
HB419812
Looking West - Completed Structure
Aerial View Of Bridge Looking Slightly Downstream (west).
HB419813
Aerial View Of Bridge Looking Slightly Downstream (west).
Aerial View Looking Down At Bridge And Slightly Upstream (east).
HB419814
Aerial View Looking Down At Bridge And Slightly Upstream (east).
Aerial View Of Bridge Elevation Looking Upstream.
HB419815
Aerial View Of Bridge Elevation Looking Upstream.
General Elevation View Looking Upstream.
HB419816
General Elevation View Looking Upstream.
General View Of South Pier Taken From North Rim.
HB419817
General View Of South Pier Taken From North Rim.
General View Of North Pier Taken From South Rim.
HB419818
General View Of North Pier Taken From South Rim.
General View Of North Pier From The River.
HB419819
General View Of North Pier From The River.
Detail View Of Reinforced Concrete Support For North Pier.
HB419820
Detail View Of Reinforced Concrete Support For North Pier.
Detail View Of Pier
HB419821
Detail View Of Pier's Structural Connections
Detail View Of Pier
HB419822
Detail View Of Pier's Structural Connections
Detail View Of Bridge Being Painted
HB419823
Detail View Of Bridge Being Painted
Erection Diagram, Cnatilever Span And Suspended Span.
HB419824
Erection Diagram, Cnatilever Span And Suspended Span.
Detail Of Longitudinal Bracing Towers.
HB419825
Detail Of Longitudinal Bracing Towers.
Detail Of Horizontal Bracing Tower.
HB419826
Detail Of Horizontal Bracing Tower.
Detail Of Lower Bracing T22 To T28.
HB419827
Detail Of Lower Bracing T22 To T28.
Main Columns, Tower - Land Side.
HB419828
Main Columns, Tower - Land Side.
Detail Of Bottom Cord Truss.
HB419829
Detail Of Bottom Cord Truss.
Detail Of Web Member L 13 - M 14.
HB419830
Detail Of Web Member L 13 - M 14.
Detail Of Floor Beams 9-13.
HB419831
Detail Of Floor Beams 9-13.
Detail Of Castings.
HB419832
Detail Of Castings.
Detail Of Pins And Nuts.
HB419833
Detail Of Pins And Nuts.
General Dimension Sheet.
HB419834
General Dimension Sheet.
Suspended Span.
HB419835
Suspended Span.
Cantilever Span & Arch Link.
HB419836
Cantilever Span & Arch Link.
Tower And Pedestal.
HB419837
Tower And Pedestal.
Anchor Piers.
HB419838
Anchor Piers.
Tower Piers.
HB419839
Tower Piers.
Anchorages And Approach Abutments.
HB419840
Anchorages And Approach Abutments.


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
U.S. Highway 93 Spanning Snake River, Twin+Falls, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-3
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1946 demolished
Significance: The bridge was built by The Union Bridge Company of Portland, Oregon. It is a cantilever deck truss that rises 550 feet above the height of the River. At the time of construction it was reportedly the "highest" bridge in the world.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Transportation
Ferries


Related Names
Murray , R.
Union Bridge Company
Perrine, I. B.
Steinman, D. B.
Dravo, Frank R.
Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Company
Powers, Fred, Photographer
Bisbee, Clarence, Photographer
Idaho Department Of Transportation, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PIER FORMS - SOUTH SIDE,
2. CONCRETE CHUTE AND PIERS - SOUTH SIDE.
3. CONCRETE CHUTE AND PIERS - SOUTH SIDE.
4. NORTH TOWER.
5. TOWER CONSTRUCTION LOOKING DOWNSTREAM TO THE WEST.
6. LOOKING WEST - NORTH TOWER.
7. LOOKING WEST - SOUTH APPROACH SPAN CONSTRUCTION.
8. LOOKING WEST - CLOSING THE GAP.
9. SURVEYOR ON CANYON WALL.
10. WORKMAN ON CANYON WALL.
11. LOOKING WEST - COMPLETED STRUCTURE
12. AERIAL VIEW OF BRIDGE LOOKING SLIGHTLY DOWNSTREAM (WEST).
13. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING DOWN AT BRIDGE AND SLIGHTLY UPSTREAM (EAST).
14. AERIAL VIEW OF BRIDGE ELEVATION LOOKING UPSTREAM.
15. GENERAL ELEVATION VIEW LOOKING UPSTREAM.
16. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTH PIER TAKEN FROM NORTH RIM.
17. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH PIER TAKEN FROM SOUTH RIM.
18. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH PIER FROM THE RIVER.
19. DETAIL VIEW OF REINFORCED CONCRETE SUPPORT FOR NORTH PIER.
20. DETAIL VIEW OF PIER'S STRUCTURAL CONNECTIONS
21. DETAIL VIEW OF PIER'S STRUCTURAL CONNECTIONS
22. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE BEING PAINTED
23. ERECTION DIAGRAM, CNATILEVER SPAN AND SUSPENDED SPAN.
24. DETAIL OF LONGITUDINAL BRACING TOWERS.
25. DETAIL OF HORIZONTAL BRACING TOWER.
26. DETAIL OF LOWER BRACING T22 TO T28.
27. MAIN COLUMNS, TOWER - LAND SIDE.
28. DETAIL OF BOTTOM CORD TRUSS.
29. DETAIL OF WEB MEMBER L 13 - M 14.
30. DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAMS 9-13.
31. DETAIL OF CASTINGS.
32. DETAIL OF PINS AND NUTS.
33. GENERAL DIMENSION SHEET.
34. SUSPENDED SPAN.
35. CANTILEVER SPAN & ARCH LINK.
36. TOWER AND PEDESTAL.
37. ANCHOR PIERS.
38. TOWER PIERS.
39. ANCHORAGES AND APPROACH ABUTMENTS.


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