Building an early bridge at Fort Seward, c. 1920

March 15, 2011

Fort Seward, c. 1920

 

Fort Seward, view west (Stine)

 

While I think the photos are amazing, those familiar with this blog will understand that I can’t resist referring folks to the early history of Fort Seward.

For a location description and more, see wikipedia.


Building Fernbridge in 1911

November 23, 2010
When this 1320-foot bridge was built in 1911, it was referred to as the world’s largest all-concrete span. Also called Eel River Bridge, Fernbridge is listed on the National Historic Register for its engineering significance during the period of 1900 to 1924. The Eel River has both State (1972) and Federal (1981) Wild and Scenic River status. [Source: USGS]
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Construction of Fernbridge, c. 1911 ;photographer:Keir



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Fernbridge, Sept. 1912; Source: Palmquist




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