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Obsidian Creek Bridge, Spanning Obsidian Creek at Indian Creek Campground, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



B&W Photos

HB1302500
View North

HB1302501
View South (july 1983)

HB1302502
View East (july 1983)

HB1302503
Detail, Post And Exterior Railing

HB1302504
View East

HB1302505
Detail, Post And Rail At Western Abutment

HB1302506
View From Underside Of Bridge


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Obsidian Creek at Indian Creek Campground, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-10
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N286).
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: Obsidian Creek Bridge is one of two remaining Army Corps of Engineers bridges in Yellowstone National Park. It represents the significant role that the Corps of Engineers played in the early years of road construction in the park.

Subjects
Steel Girder Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
U S Army Corps Of Engineers
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian
Harvey, Elizabeth, Delineator
Salarano, Laura, Delineator
Hansen, Gerald J., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTH
2. VIEW SOUTH (July 1983)
3. VIEW EAST (July 1983)
4. DETAIL, POST AND EXTERIOR RAILING
5. VIEW EAST
6. DETAIL, POST AND RAIL AT WESTERN ABUTMENT
7. VIEW FROM UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE


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