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Christine Falls Bridge, Spanning Van Trump Creek on Nisqually Road, Longmire, Pierce County, WA

Christine Falls Bridge, Spanning Van Trump Creek on Nisqually Road, Longmire, Pierce County, WA

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Summary

Significance: The "rustic style" Christine Falls Bridge carries the Nisqually Road over the narrow box canyon of Van Trump Creek at Christine Falls. The graceful stone-faced reinforced concrete spandrel arch bridge contributes to the setting, and is one of the park's most successful examples of the integration of road-related structure into the environment. The overlook at the bridge is one of the most popular in the park.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N49
Survey number: HAER WA-48
Building/structure dates: 1927-1928 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1940 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 97000344

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Public Roads Administration
Tobin, John D
Morgan, Nathan W
Vint, Thomas C
Feldschau & Chaffee
Bureau of Public Roads
Hull, Daniel R
Davidson, Ernest A
Emergency Conservation Works
Gingles, John, sponsor
Briggle, William, sponsor
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Fish, Bryan D, delineator
Trettel, Daniele, delineator
Dickson, Julie Ann, delineator
Quin, Richard, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer
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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

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