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Middle Fork Stanislaus River Bridge, Spans Middle Fork Stanislaus River at State Highway 108, Dardanelle, Tuolumne County, CA

Middle Fork Stanislaus River Bridge, Spans Middle Fork Stanislaus River at State Highway 108, Dardanelle, Tuolumne County, CA

 
 
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Significance: The Middle Fork Stanislaus River Bridge, also known as the Dardanelle Bridge, represents the last known timber scissors truss a bridge type well suited for quick erection in rugged locations without the use of falsework in California. It was determined eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places at the State level under criterion C in 1987.
Survey number: HAER CA-72
Building/structure dates: 1933 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1946 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Manhart, F
California Division of Highways
Palm Iron Works
Union Lumber Company
Jenkins, M A
Hoopes, J W
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Library of Congress
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