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Heber Creeper Railroad Line, Vivian Park Bridge, Spanning South Fork of Provo River, Provo, Utah County, UT



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Item Title


Location
Spanning South Fork of Provo River, Provo vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-63-B
Building/structure dates: 1913 initial construction
Significance: The Vivian Park Bridge has been determined to be eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. It is considered to be a contributing element to the significant Bridal Veil Falls to Deer Creek Dam segment of the Heber Creeper Railroad. In addition, it is a good example of early bridge development and construction and possesses integrity of location, design, materials, workmanship, and association.

Related Names
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Jelte, John, Photographer
Horn, Jonathon C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH
2. VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING DOWN THE SOUTH FORK OF THE PROVO RIVER
3. VIEW LOOKING ACROSS THE PROVO RIVER, SHOWING NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE
4. VIEW LOOKING WEST BENEATH BRIDGE, SHOWING TRESTLE CONSTRUCTION AND MASSIVE STRINGERS SUPPORTING THE DECK


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