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Grave Creek Bridge, Spanning Grave Creek on Sunny Valley Loop Road, Sunny Valley, Josephine County, OR



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Grave Creek on Sunny Valley Loop Road, Sunny Valley, OR

Find maps of Sunny Valley, OR


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-26
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Significance: Achieves statewide significance as part of a thematic group of timber-constructed, covered bridges of Oregon, and it is the last remaining covered bridge in Josephine County. It is an intact example of the standardized design of Housed, Heavy Timber, Howe Through Truss Bridge (Covered Bridge), which was developed by the Oregon State Highway Department ca. 1920. It is located on the original alignment of the Pacific Highway (US 99) and is the only remaining resource of its type on this primary north-south transportation route...

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
McCullough, Conde B.
Clausen, A. A.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Topographic view of Grave Creek Covered Bridge, view looking north at Sunny Valley
Topographic view of Grave Creek Covered Bridge, view looking north on Sunny Valley Loop Road
General perspective view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking north
General perspective view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking southwest
General perspective view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking northeast
General perspective view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking northwest
General perspective view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking northwest
Elevation view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking east
Elevation view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking west
Approach view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking north
Approach view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking south
Substructure view of Grave Creek Bridge, view looking north
Detail view of timber pile approach span
Detail view of north portal
Detail view of Howe Truss, view looking northeast at east truss bent
Detail view of Howe Truss, view looking northwest at west truss bent
Detail view of framed opening in truss housing
Detail view of timber connector
Detail view of concrete pier and heavy timber substructure components


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