Photo, Print, Drawing Wawona Covered Bridge, Spanning South Fork Merced River on service road, Wawona, Mariposa County, CA

[ Photos from Survey HAER CA-106  ]

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About this Item

Title
Wawona Covered Bridge, Spanning South Fork Merced River on service road, Wawona, Mariposa County, CA
Contributor Names
Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Clark, Galen
Washburn, Albert Henry
Cordero, F P
Preston, John
Merriam, Lawrence C
Wirth, Conrad L
Vint, Thomas C
Gordo, Glen M
Udell, Norris
Peterson, Luther
Civilian Conservation Corps
Quin, Richard H, transmitter
Delony, Eric, program manager
Croteau, Todd, field team project manager
Yosemite National Park, sponsor
NPS Roads and Bridges Program, sponsor
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1968
Subject Headings
-  covered bridges
-  vehicular bridges
-  pedestrian bridges
-  "Mission 66" program
-  transportation
-  concession
-  queen-post trusses
-  California -- Mariposa County -- Wawona
Notes
-  part of Yosemite National Park Roads and Bridges Recording Project, 1991; see HAER No. CA-117 for overview
-  Significance: The Wawona Covered Bridge is the oldest bridge in Yosemite National Park and a rare example of a covered bridge in a national park. It is significant as a rare reminder of pioneer forms of bridge construction.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N94
-  Survey number: HAER CA-106
-  Building/structure dates: 1868 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: ca. 1875 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1956 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 06001261
Medium
Photo(s): 15
Measured Drawing(s): 2
Data Page(s): 11
Photo Caption Page(s): 1
Call Number/Physical Location
HAER CAL,22-WAWO,5-
Source Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
ca1653
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 15 | Measured Drawing(s): 2 | Data Page(s): 11 | Photo Caption Page(s): 1

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Galen Clark, Albert Henry Washburn, F P Cordero, John Preston, Lawrence C Merriam, Conrad L Wirth, et al. Wawona Covered Bridge, Spanning South Fork Merced River on service road, Wawona, Mariposa County, CA. California Mariposa County Wawona, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1653/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Clark, G., Washburn, A. H., Cordero, F. P., Preston, J., Merriam, L. C. [...] Nps Roads And Bridges Program, S. (1968) Wawona Covered Bridge, Spanning South Fork Merced River on service road, Wawona, Mariposa County, CA. California Mariposa County Wawona, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1653/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al. Wawona Covered Bridge, Spanning South Fork Merced River on service road, Wawona, Mariposa County, CA. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca1653/>.