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Salt River Bridge, Spanning Salt River at Dillon Road, Ferndale, Humboldt County, CA

Salt River Bridge, Spanning Salt River at Dillon Road, Ferndale, Humboldt County, CA

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Summary

Significance: The Salt River Bridge, also known as the Valley Flower Bridge, determined eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places in 1987, represents a major example of the work of a significant designer. When built in 1919, this was recognized as the world's longest reinforced concrete girder bridge, whose 142-foot spans were nearly twice as long as the previous longest concrete bridge girders.
Survey number: HAER CA-126
Building/structure dates: 1919 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Brunnier, Henry John
Valley Flower Cooperative Creamery
Humboldt County Board of Supervisors
Logan, A J
Engelhart, Thomas
Maul, David, transmitter
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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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