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Gardner River Bridge, Spanning Gardner River at North Entrance Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



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Location
Spanning Gardner River at North Entrance Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-7
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N317).
Building/structure dates: 1939 initial construction
Significance: Gardner River Bridge typifies the early design philosophy of the National Park Service, which was to use indigenous materials to harmonize manmade features with their natural surroundings. This philosophy is embodied in many of the park's Rustic Style buildings and structures.

Subjects
Transportation
Steel Truss Bridges
Tourism


Related Names
James, Guy H.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Williams, G. M.
Peter Kiewitt Sons
Sherwin Williams Company
Farwell, Ogman, Kirk & Company
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Harvey, Elizabeth, Delineator
Salarano, Laura E., Delineator
Hansen, Gerald J., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW TO NORTH
2. VIEW TO SOUTH (JULY 1983)
3. VIEW TO NORTH
4. VIEW TO SOUTH (JULY 1983)
5. DETAIL, TOWER AND TRUSS EXPANSION JOINTS
6. VIEW TO EAST (JULY 1983)
7. EAST TOWER
8. TOWER AND TRUSS DETAIL
9. DETAIL, STRAIGHT ELEVATION, CENTRAL TOWER
10. TOWER DETAIL (JULY 1983)
11. PIER DETAIL (JULY 1983)
12. PIER DETAIL


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