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Lamar River Bridge, Spanning Lamar River at Northeast Entrance Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY
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Spanning Lamar River at Northeast Entrance Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER WY-12
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N318).
Building/structure dates: 1939 initial construction
Significance: Lamar River Bridge typifies the early design philosophy of the National Park Service, which was to use indigenous materials to harmonize man-made features with their natural surroundings. This philosophy is embodied in many of the park's Rustic Style buildings and structures.
Steel Girder Bridges
Carpenter, Thomas E.
Thayer, E. S.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
3. VIEW EAST
4. BELOW DECK VIEW
5. DETAIL OF ABUTMENT
6. DETAIL, SOUTHEAST CORNER ABUTMENT
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