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Fisher School Covered Bridge, Crab Creek Road at Fiver Rivers Road, Fisher, Lincoln County, OR

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Significance: It is located in the rugged foothills of Lincoln County near the former community of Fisher, and crosses Five Rivers, named for the five streams that make up the single stream the bridge spans. The bridge is one of four covered bridges remaining in Lincoln County. The bridge is a 72' long Howe Truss, with hand hewn top and bottom chords and sawn diagonal members. Howe Trusses are the most common type found in Oregon's covered bridges...
Survey number: HAER OR-145
Building/structure dates: 1919 Initial Construction

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1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hamer, Otto, builder
Louter, David, transmitter
Oregon Department of Transportation, sponsor
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Library of Congress
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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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