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IdentifierORU_WTXT_021
TitleColumbia River Highway
Title AlternativeThe Columbia River Highway; Structural Features of a Great Scenic Highway; The Multnomah County Mountain Boulevard; The Columbia Highway in Oregon; Contracting;
Description20 p. An offprint of the journal Contracting, this pamphlet contains four reprints of articles and photographs previously published in the summer of 1916. Three articles are reprinted from Contracting, and the fourth, by Henry Bowlby, is reprinted from American Forestry. The articles and black and white photographs describe in brief the impetus for and history of the building of the Columbia River Highway and show the scenic beauties to be viewed from the road. There seems be be some advertisement for Warrenite, a road surface placed over macadam roads, which was used on the Highway. Both general description and more specific information about contracts, engineering, and construction history are contained in the articles.
Number of Pages20
CitationWarren, George C. Columbia River Highway. Contracting. [1916?]
TGM SubjectRivers
Riverbanks
Road construction
Roads
Mountains
Bridge construction
Bridges
Tunnels
Civil engineering
Engineering & construction
LC SubjectRivers
Roads -- Design and construction
Road construction contracts
Road construction industry
Roads -- Design and construction
Highway engineering
Road materials
Highway planning
Roads -- Widening
Roads, Concrete
Roads, Macadamized
Bridges
Highway engineers
Mountains
Tunnels
Tunneling
Civil engineering
Civil engineering contracts
Civil engineers
Engineering
Corporate NamesColumbia River Highway, Oregon
Place NamesColumbia River
GenreNon-fiction
Journal Article
Outdoor landscape
AuthorWarren, George C.
Rosenthal, A. A.
Bowlby, Henry L.
ContributorAmerican Forestry
Original PublisherWarren Brothers Company
Date of Original1916
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
RightsThis item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Additional Physical Formats Held by UOPrint Version Available
LanguageEnglish
TypeText
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Western Waters Digital Library.
 
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