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82Re: Bear River Bridge

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  • Allen Tacy
    Apr 4, 2001
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      Doug - I suspect that the 1909 article is about the high steel girder
      Bear River bridge. I'm talking about the original one constructed
      when the NCNG itself was built. The girder bridge was a magnificent
      structure. Wish it had been preserved.

      Allen
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      >Allen:
      > I have a article on the Bear River bridge from March 11, 1909 issue of
      >the of Engineering News. It has constructions views and drawings. I could
      >scan it and e-mail to you. It's probably 11 x 14 in size, scanner 8 1/2 x
      >11, so it would take two scans per page. Does that help?
      >Doug MacLeod
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      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: Allen Tacy <alantacy@...>
      >To: NCNGRR <NCNGRR@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 11:11 PM
      >Subject: <NevadaCoNG> Bear River Bridge
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      > > The original bridge at Bear River was a deck Howe truss with a
      > > cluster pier supporting the spans. The company which built this
      > > bridge was the same one that built the similarly designed Browns
      > > Canyon bridge of the North Pacific Coast in 1876.
      > >
      > > I've done a lot of research to come up with a scale drawing of the
      > > NPC bridge. I'm wondering if someone has researched the Bear River
      > > bridge and we could compare notes? I rather suspect the two are
      > > pretty much the same. Maybe some of the details could be clarified.
      > >
      > > Allen Tacy
      > > NWP RR HS
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