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Office Bridge, Spanning North Fork of Middle Fork Willamette Rive, Westfir, Lane County, OR



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Location
Spanning North Fork of Middle Fork Willamette Rive, Westfir, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-125
Building/structure dates: 1944 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1994 subsequent work
Significance: Built in 1944 to provide access to the Westfir Lumber Company mill site, Office Bridge is the largest covered bridge in Oregon and a significant artifact of the state's lumber industry. It is one of the only surviving covered bridges in Oregon built with private funds. Today, Office Bridge is integral feature of a recreation trail maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Hines Lumber Company
Howe, William
Westfir Lumber Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ELEVATION WEST PORTAL, SOUTHEAST BY 120 DEGREES
EAST PORTAL ELEVATION
NORTHWEST BY 320 DEGREES
WEST PORTAL AND PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY
INTERIOR ELEVATION EAST PORTAL
INTERIOR SHOWING FRAMING AT CENTER OF TRUSS
INTERIOR DETAIL, WEST PORTAL
FRAMING DETAIL, NORTH PANEL, WEST END
BELOW ROAD DECK FRAMING, NOTE TRIPLE STRINGERS OF 12" X 12"
PERSPECTIVE NORTH, FACING DUE SOUTH
SOUTH ELEVATION LOOKING NORTH
PERSPECTIVE NORTHEAST BY 60 DEGREES
EAST PORTAL ELEVATION
NORTHWEST BY 320 DEGREES
SOUTH ELEVATION LOOKING NORTH


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