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Tower Creek Bridge, Spanning Tower Creek at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, WY



B&W Photos

HB1303953
Concrete Barrel Arch

HB1303954
Axonometric Perspective Of Bridge


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Tower Creek at Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-33
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N290).
Building/structure dates: 1933 initial construction
Significance: Tower 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.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Tourism


Related Names
McLaughlin Construction Company
Bureau Of Public Roads
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Culpin, Mary Shivers, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CONCRETE BARREL ARCH
2. AXONOMETRIC PERSPECTIVE OF BRIDGE


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