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Old Young's Bay Bridge, Spanning Young's Bay at Milepoint 6.89 on Warrento, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Young's Bay at Milepoint 6.89 on Warrento, Astoria vicinity, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-128
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Significance: It was the first moveable span bridge designed by state bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough and is one of only five surviving double-leaf bascule bridges in Oregon built before 1941. The bridge is significant for its association with McCullough as an early example of his work. McCullough is considered to be the most outstanding bridge engineer in Oregon history, serving with the Oregon State Highway Department from 1919 until his death in 1946...

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
McCullough, Conde B.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
General perspective view of Old Young's Bay Bridge, view looking east
General perspective view of Old Young's Bay Bridge, view looking southeast, north side of structure
General perspective view of Old Young's Bay Bridge, view looking northwest
General perspective view of Old Young's Bay Bridge, view looking northwest
General view of the double-leaf bascule drawspan of the Old Young's Bay Bridge
Elevation view of the double-leaf bascule drawspan of the Old Young's Bay Bridge
Substructure view of the Young's Bay Bridge, view looking east, north side of the bascule trusswork
Detail view of the Art Deco entrance pylon and wood/concrete bridge railing
Detail view of operator's housing, northeast corner of bascule span
Detail view of operator's housing, northwest corner of bascule span
Interior detail view of operator's house, showing operator's switchboard
Detail view of decorative wood/concrete railing
Detail view of decorative steel railing on bascule span
Detail view of decorative steel railing on bascule span


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