El Capitan Bridge, Spanning Merced River on El Capitan crossover road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA
part of Yosemite National Park Roads and Bridges Recording Project, 1991; see HAER No. CA-117 for overview
Significance: El Capital Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture. The structure is of steel I-beam construction, but is clad in heavy redwood timbers which give the bridge the appearance of log construction.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N89
Survey number: HAER CA-101
Building/structure dates: 1932- 1933 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1960 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1979- before. 1980 Subsequent Work