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Columbia River Bridge at Bridgeport, State Route 17 spanning Columbia River, Bridgeport, Douglas County, WA



B&W Photos

HB1221386
Columbia River Bridge With Town Of Bridgeport Looking West By 270 Degrees

HB1221387
Perspective Looking North By 300 Degrees Chief Joseph Dam Interpretive Center In Foreground

HB1221388
General View Looking North

HB1221389
Close Range Perspective Of Main Cantilever Span

HB1221390
Upstream View Looking West Toward Bridgeport

HB1221391
Downstream View Of Main Span With Chief Joseph Dam In Background

HB1221392
Chief Joseph Dam And Powerhouse To Left Of Picture Columbia River Bridge At Bridgeport To Right Of Downstream


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Item Title


Location
State Route 17 spanning Columbia River, Bridgeport vicinity, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-90
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N144).
Building/structure dates: 1952 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Monse vicinity, Okanogan County, WA.
Significance: This bridge is the only large-scale steel truss built in Washington immediately after World War II. Like the Columbia River Bridge at Grand Coulee Dam (HAER No. WA-102), it was a federal structure constructed as part of a hydroelectric dam project.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. COLUMBIA RIVER BRIDGE WITH TOWN OF BRIDGEPORT LOOKING WEST BY 270 DEGREES
2. PERSPECTIVE LOOKING NORTH BY 300 DEGREES CHIEF JOSEPH DAM INTERPRETIVE CENTER IN FOREGROUND
3. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING NORTH
4. CLOSE RANGE PERSPECTIVE OF MAIN CANTILEVER SPAN
5. UPSTREAM VIEW LOOKING WEST TOWARD BRIDGEPORT
6. DOWNSTREAM VIEW OF MAIN SPAN WITH CHIEF JOSEPH DAM IN BACKGROUND
7. CHIEF JOSEPH DAM AND POWERHOUSE TO LEFT OF PICTURE COLUMBIA RIVER BRIDGE AT BRIDGEPORT TO RIGHT OF DOWNSTREAM


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