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Canyon Bridge, North Rim Trail spanning Jay Creek, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



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Location
North Rim Trail spanning Jay Creek, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-87
Building/structure dates: 1893 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Significance: The Canyon Bridge and its predecessor provided vehicular access to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone via the historic road alignment. Spanning often-dry Jay Creek, the bridge continues to provide pedestrian passage along the North Rim Trail, and stands as a remnant of the work of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Yellowstone National Park.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
N M Stark Company
Norris, Philetus W.
Conger, Patrick H.
Kingman, Lt. Dan C.
Chittenden, Capt. Hiram M.
Davis, Tim, Historian
McClure, Nancy M., Historian
Huisman, Forrest, Delineator
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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