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

Navajo Bridge

 
 
Navajo Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
1. Navajo Bridge Marker
Inscription. There are three markers on this end of the Navajo Bridge.
(Marker on left:)
National Historical Civil
Engineering Landmark

American
Society of
Engineers
1852
Designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Completed 1928 Commemorated 1998




Marker in center
Navajo Bridge
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
August 31, 1981

Marker on the right
1927 State of Arizona 1928
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.

 
Location. 36° 49.101′ N, 111° 37.963′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 538. Click for map. Markers on on the west end of the 1928 Navajo Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Navajo Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
2. Navajo Bridge Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee's Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Marble Canyon Lodge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Impossible Canyons (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Ferry (approx. 4.3 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 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
3. Navajo Bridge Marker
Navajo Bridge Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
4. Navajo Bridge Markers
Navajo Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
5. Navajo Bridge
View east of 1928 Navajo Bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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