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Golden Gate Viaduct, Spanning a ravine at Grand Loop Road, Kingman Pass, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



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Item Title


Location
Kingman Pass, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-46
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N301; N948).
Building/structure dates: 1885 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1933 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1977 subsequent work
Significance: The present Golden Gate Viaduct occupies the location of several historic viaducts. The original structure at Golden Gate was built in 1885 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which was responsible for early road building projects in the national parks.

Subjects
Girder Bridges
Elevated Highways
Transportation


Related Names
Chittenden, Hiram M.
Sletten Construction Company
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
Kingman, Lt. Dan C.
Morris-Knudsen Company
Federal Highway Administration
McClure, Nancy M., Historian
Huisman, Forrest, Delineator
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF VIADUCT LOOKING EAST
2. VIEW SHOWING WEST RETAINING WALLS AND FALLS AT TOP OF HILL
3. VIEW WEST, 20 MILES EAST OF LAKE JUNCTION
VIEW OF VIADUCT LOOKING EAST.
VIEW WEST, 20 MILES EAST OF LAKE JUNCTION.


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