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Big Island Bridge, Spanning Green River on County Road No. 4, Green River, Sweetwater County, WY



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Green River on County Road No. 4, Green River vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-79
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: Called the Big Island Bridge for the region it opened, this two span Pratt through truss features the longest simple spans for its type in the State. It is also one of the oldest existing trusses in the State, and one of the most significant of the early county-built vehicular bridges.

Subjects
Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Sheely, Charles G.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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


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