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Construction of fill for Interstate Bridge, Portland
Construction of fill for Interstate Bridge, Portland
TitleConstruction of fill for Interstate Bridge, Portland
DescriptionA black and white image showing construction of the Interstate Bridge across the Columbia in Portland. Men and construction equipment are visible in the image. Wooden scaffolding and utility poles are also visible. This is Vancouver - Portland Interstate Bridge (WA-86) (aka Columbia River Interstate Bridge) Interstate 5 spanning the Columbia River Vancouver, Clark County. Built 1915 - 1917 (northbound) and 1956 - 1958 (southbound) The original 1917 bridge represented an enormous financial and engineering accomplishment, shared by Washington and Oregon. It was designed by the renowned engineering firm of Waddell & Harrington.
TGM SubjectRivers
Bridge construction
Construction workers
Progress photographs
Road construction
Place NamesColumbia River
Portland, Oregon
Vancouver, Washington
GenreOutdoor landscape
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 - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitleAngelus Studio Collections
Collection IdentifierPH037
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Western Waters Digital Library.
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