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Lava Creek Bridge, Spanning Lava Creek at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY
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Spanning Lava Creek at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER WY-34
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N291).
Building/structure dates: 1933 initial construction
Significance: Lava Creek 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.
Reinforced Concrete Construction
Bureau Of Public Roads
Anguin, H. R.
S J Groves & Sons
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF APPROACH LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. APPROACH LOOKING EAST
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