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Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge

State of Arizona

 

1927/1928

 
Navajo Bridge Toggle Screw image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, October 25, 2009
1. Navajo Bridge Toggle Screw
Inscription. This Erection Toggle Screw was used in the construction of the historic Navajo Bridge to maintain bridge vertical elevations and as a means of lowering bridge sections in place.

[Plaque Mounted on Bridge]:
State of Arizona
Navajo Bridge
Arch 616 feet Total Length 834 feet Height 467 feet

Arizona State Highway Commission Geo W.P. Hunt, Governor
L.P. Mcbride, Chairman - H. Thompson, Vice Chairman - F.C. Steger, Commissioner J.F. McDonald, Commissioner - Floyd Williams, Commissioner - M.C. Hankins, Secretary Engineering Organization
W.C. LeFebvre, State Highway Engineer - W.W. Lane, Chief Engineer - R.A. Hoffman, Bridge Engineer L.C. Lashmet, Desiging Engineer - R.C. Perkins and W.R. Hutchins, District Engineers R.C. Bond, Resident Engineer - W.K. Claypool, Inspector
In Cooperation With
The United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hubert Work, Secretary C.H. Burke, Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Fabricated and Erected by the Kansas City Structural Steel Co.

 
Erected 1928 by State of Arizona/United States Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 
Location. 36° 49.021′ N, 111° 
Navajo Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, October 25, 2009
2. Navajo Bridge Marker
37.807′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 537. Click for map. Marker is near the retired bridge. An identical bridge was built adjacent to the old bridge to accommodate vehicle traffic. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navajo Bridge (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee's Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marble Canyon Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Impossible Canyons (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Lee's Ferry (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lees Ferry (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marble Canyon.
 
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Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
3. Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge Marker
Navajo Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, October 25, 2009
4. Navajo Bridge
(New bridge on left, original bridge on right)
1928 Navajo Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
5. 1928 Navajo Bridge
View west from marker location. This is now a pedestrian walkway.
 
 
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