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South Fork Malheur River Bridge, Crane, Harney County, OR



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Location
Crane vicinity, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-88
Significance: The bridge is a very rare example of timber king post truss bridges in Oregon. In the context of Eastern Oregon, it is the only example of its type. Simple designed, the resource demonstrates the primary elements of a truss bridge. The heavy timber frame is reinforced with knee braces and with riveted metal gussets on both the interior and exterior of the king posts. The floor beam is supported by steel tension rods, and the structure rests on concrete piers...

Subjects
Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF SETTING, FACING EAST
2. GENERAL VIEW, FACING NORTHWEST
3. GENERAL VIEW, FACING NORTHEAST
4. ELEVATION OF SOUTH SIDE
5. ELEVATION OF NORTH SIDE
6. APPROACH VIEW FROM EAST
7. APPROACH VIEW FROM WEST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF TRUSS
9. VIEW OF TRUSS JOINTS


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