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Fishing Bridge


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BH Photo #419962


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Timber stringer bridge over Yellowstone River on Entrance Road
Park County, Wyoming, and Teton County, Wyoming
Open to traffic
- Crossett Western Co. of Wauna, Oregon (Wolmanized Douglar Fir Stringer Miller)
- G.M. Williams (Designer)
- Mineralized Cell Wood Preserving Co. of Portland, Oregon (Port Orford Cedar Substructure Piling Miller)
- National Park Service of Washington, D.C. (Designer)
- Strong & Grant of Springville, Utah (Contractor)
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C. (Designer)
- W.G. Carnes (Designer)
19 28' Timber stringer
Length of largest span: 28.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.56653, -110.38192   (decimal degrees)
44°33'59" N, 110°22'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/549079/4934984 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2019: Photo imported by Clark Vance
  • July 7, 2019: Photo imported by Clark Vance
  • July 1, 2019: Photo imported by Clark Vance
  • May 7, 2019: New photos from Clark Vance
  • March 28, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builders + image
  • March 27, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein



Fishing Bridge
Posted March 28, 2018, by Don Morrison

Check HAER online for info on Yellowstone bridges. Google "haer yellowstone" for lots of pages on yellowstone structures.

here's Fishing bridge:


A page with general Yellowstone roads history info, the first page I found: https://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/yell_roads/hrs2...

"During the summer of 1989, an Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) team, recorded the bridges and some road sections in Yellowstone National Park. Measured drawings were completed for seven bridges in the Park Cub Creek, Crawfish, Fishing Bridge, one of the Gibbon River Bridges, the Army Bridge at the end of the Fountain Freight Road, the Army Bridge over Obsidian Creek, and the Gardner River Bridge east of Mammoth Hot Springs. These bridges and the remaining bridges built or designed 50 years ago were also photographed to HAER standards. The HAER documentation with original photographs will be sent to the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office, Yellowstone National Park, and to the Library of Congress. A copy of the documentation will be sent to the Montana and Idaho State Historic Preservation Office."

Fishing Bridge
Posted March 27, 2018, by George oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'll have to agree with you Dana and Kay.The article really didn't say much besides the name and what I posted earlier.

Fishing Bridge
Posted March 27, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

George believe this to be bridge. Not in NBI for details.....