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Whiteson Bridge, Spanning South Yamhill River at Milepoint 42 on Pa, Whiteson, Yamhill County, OR



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Location
Spanning South Yamhill River at Milepoint 42 on Pa, Whiteson vicinity, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-153
Building/structure dates: 1938 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is a 1213-foot long multiple span structure comprised of wood pile trestle approach spans and steel plate deck girder main spans. The roadway accommodates two travel lanes, with a deck width of 26 feet flanked by two 3'-6" sidewalks. The pedestrian railings are precast concrete construction with diamond-shaped rails spanning between square concrete posts (an Oregon standardized bridge railing). Decorative details include stepped railing posts and Art Deco entrance pylons at the four bridge corners. The bridge is a Depression-era structure designed in conjunction with the Bureau of Public Roads.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Transportation
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
General perspective view of the Whiteson Bridge, view looking north
General perspective view of the main steel plate girder spans, view looking southwest
General perspective view of the main spans, view looking north
General perspective of the main span, view looking northwest
General view of the approach spans, view looking south
Detail view of entrance pylon and railing, view looking west
Detail view of entrance pylon, view looking north
Detail view of bridge plaque


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