Belknap Bridge History
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 10.077 W 122° 13.699
10T E 561694 N 4890816
Quick Description: This history sign is at the Belknap Bridge off Ore. Hwy. 126 near Vida, Oregon.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2013 5:53:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ8GA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
Views: 2

Long Description:

This history sign is located at the south end of the Belknap Bridge, same sign also occurs at north end of bridge.

Marker Name: Historical Data

Marker Text: The original Belknap Br. was constructed in 1890 by Mr T. Thomson. This bridge was replaced in 1911 by Lane County with another covered structure. The 3rd covered bridge was erected by Lane County inn 1939. This bridge was destroyed by the Christmas flood of 1964. The present structure was opened for traffic on Oct. 31, 1966. Restored in 1992.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: County Government

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Willamette Valley

County: Lane

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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