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Gibbon River Bridge No. 2, Spanning Gibbon River at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY
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Spanning Gibbon River at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER WY-30
Building/structure dates: 1938 initial construction
Significance: Gibbon River Bridge II 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.
Carnes, W. G.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Strong & Grant
Provo Foundry & Machine Company
American Bridge Company
Idaho Portland Cement Company
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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