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North Platte River Bridge No. 1210, Casper, Natrona County, WY



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Location
Casper vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-85
Significance: This bridges is a feature associated with the Chicago and North Western Railway, a National Register eligible linear district. The bridge is one of only two concrete and steel bridges on the Casper Branch. It is the longest at 418 feet and spans the North Platte River. It also served as a pedestrian bridge connecting the Standard Oil Refinery in Casper on the east bank with the residences of workers in Mills on the west bank.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Girder Bridges


Related Names
Chicago & Northwestern Railway


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Distant view of south side of bridge from west bank of North Platte River, view to northeast
2. North side of bridge from east bank, view to west
3. South side of bridge from east bank, view to north northwest
4. North side of bridge from west bank, view to south southeast
5. South side of bridge from west bank, view to east
6. West abutment on south side of bridge, view to northwest
7. West abutment on north side of bridge, view to west southwest
8. East abutment on south side of bridge, view to east northeast
9. Concrete pier near east bank, view to northwest
10. Concrete pier and substructure from west bank, view to southeast
11. Railroad tracks across top of bridge, City of Mills in background, view to northwest
12. Railroad tracks across top of bridge, City of Casper and refinery in background, view to southeast


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