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Bridge Construction

Description: Patent for a bridge building technique especially for arch or span bridges, to stabilize the bridge as well as making the bridge easy to assemble.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Huebner, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

1922 Colorado River Bridge

Description: Photograph of lights and steel rails at the east end of the 1922 Kansas City Bridge Company's Colorado River Bridge in Bastrop, Texas. The picture is dominated by a light fixture that stands on a concrete post. The fixture has a black base and a white shade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Swinging bridge]

Description: Photograph of people walking along a swinging bridge. In the image, the bridge connects two hills over a creek where homes can be seen on the other side of the camera.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Crossing a Foot Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a young boy crossing a bridge holding a long stick used as fishing poles. In the image, the wooden structure crosses over a small river. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Joe had an urge to photograph the people, things and an era that he felt disappearing. Using his camera he preserved a vanishing way of life. More photos like this can be found in the Joe Clark "Life in Tennessee" scapbook. The original is part of this collection but is also available in pdf form. Page 44 has an article "Collecting Foot Bridges" published June 10, 1943 in the Detroit News Pictorial section containing photos of six foot bridges and an accompaning article.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Swinging Bridge]

Description: Photograph of people walking along a swinging bridge. In the image, the bridge connects two hills over a creek where homes can be seen on the other side of the camera.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Walking on a swinging bridge]

Description: Photograph of two young boys crossing a bridge holding fishing lines. In the image, they are holding large sticks that they use as fishing lines, the older boy is looking down to the water under the bridge.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Columbia River Longview Bridge 2]

Description: Postcard of a bridge stretching over a large river splitting two fields with scattered houses and factories. On the top and bottom of the postcard, you are encouraged to "Park on the world's highest bridge over shipping, and view longview from the clouds on the direct route from Canada to Old Mexico." On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "Columbia river longview bridge between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon. This six million dollar span is the highest in the world over deep water shipping. Length of bridge 1 6-10 miles, height of steel above water 330 feet. Connecting the Pacific Highway with the Scenic All Ocean Oregon Coast Route via the Lower Columbia River Highway."
Date: unknown
Creator: Curteich & Co., Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Columbia River Longview Bridge]

Description: Postcard of a bridge stretching over a large river splitting two fields with scattered houses and factories. On the top and bottom of the postcard, you are encouraged to "Park on the world's highest bridge over shipping, and view longview from the clouds on the direct route from Canada to Old Mexico." On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "Columbia river longview bridge between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon. This six million dollar span is the highest in the world over deep water shipping. Length of bridge 1 6-10 miles, height of steel above water 330 feet. Connecting the Pacific Highway with the Scenic All Ocean Oregon Coast Route via the Lower Columbia River Highway."
Date: unknown
Creator: Curteich & Co., Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Aerial View of a City

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Manila, Philippines. In the center of the frame is a river with a bridge over it. Printed in the bottom left-hand corner is, "Manila, P. I. Downtown Section."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Highway Bridge

Description: Photograph of a highway bridge. The bridge goes over a set of railroad tracks. On each side of the railroad tracks, there are planks of wood scattered about.
Date: 1962
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Street Car Bridge over Waller Creek]

Description: Photograph of the street car bridge over Waller Creek located at 1st and Red River. People are standing along the bridge and there is a home in the background. Note on photograph reads: "Street car bridge 1st & Red River Austin, Tex. 4-23-15."
Date: April 23, 1915
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library