White River Bridge, Spanning White River at Yakima Park Highway, Longmire, Pierce County, WA
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Spanning White River at Yakima Park Highway, Longmire vicinity, WA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER WA-53
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N54).
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Significance: The longest of the stone-faced reinforced concrete arch bridges in Mount Rainier National park, the White River Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service's "rustic style" of architecture through its use of a rubble masonry veneer, which helps the structure integrate with its setting.
Concrete Arch Bridges
Tobin, John D.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Short, C. R.
Camillo & Gerke
Pacific Coast Steel Company
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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