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Gibbon River Bridge No. 1, Spanning Gibbon River at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



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HB1303873
East Elevation

HB1303874
West Elevation

HB1303875
East Elevation

HB1303876
South Abutment, North Exposure

HB1303877
North Abutment

HB1303878
North Portal


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Gibbon River at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-29
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N287).
Building/structure dates: 1938 initial construction
Significance: Gibbon River Bridge I 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
Steel Girder Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
Carnes, W. G.
Strong & Grant
Bureau Of Public Roads
Provo Foundry & Machine Company
American Bridge Company
Idaho Portland Cement Company
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Harvey, Elizabeth, Delineator
Salarano, Laura, Delineator
Hansen, Gerald J., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST ELEVATION
2. WEST ELEVATION
3. EAST ELEVATION
4. SOUTH ABUTMENT, NORTH EXPOSURE
5. NORTH ABUTMENT
6. NORTH PORTAL


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