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Medicine Bow Bridge, Spanning Medicine Bow River on County Road No. 120, Elk Mountain, Carbon County, WY



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Location
Spanning Medicine Bow River on County Road No. 120, Elk Mountain vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-61
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: The Medicine Bow Bridge is an interesting hybrid pony truss with Warren diagonals and verticals at alternating panel points and a Parker-like top chord. As the longest of this type on the County Road System, this bridge is an important representative of an engineering anomaly.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges
Pony Truss Bridges


Related Names
Miller, D. B.
Midland Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTH TOWARD SOUTH WEB
2. VIEW LOOKING WEST TOWARD EAST PORTAL
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST TOWARD SOUTH WEB


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