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Cottage Grove in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Centennial Bridge

 
 
The Centennial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
1. The Centennial Bridge Marker
Inscription. The Centennial Bridge was built in 1987 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cottage Grove. It was built by volunteers with recycled timbers from the Brumbaugh and Meadows bridges, and paid for with donations. Its Howe truss spans 84' and rests on abutments from an earlier Main St. Bridge.
 
Location. 43° 47.843′ N, 123° 3.86′ W. Marker is in Cottage Grove, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street and North River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cottage Grove OR 97424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cottage Grove Historical Museum (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elijah Bristow (approx. 13.4 miles away); Bristow Monument (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Centennial Covered Bridge (Lane County). (Submitted on November 1, 2016.)
2. Covered Bridges (Cottage Grove Historical Society). Lane was the first Oregon county to build covered bridges on a large scale and still maintains more than any other county west of the Mississippi River. Early bridges used a truss and housing design furnished by the Oregon State Highway Department and
The Centennial Bridge and Marker - East End of Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
2. The Centennial Bridge and Marker - East End of Bridge
The marker is visible here on the right, at the east end of the bridge.
as a result most of the County's bridges are similar in appearance. Out of the twenty in Lane County, sixteen bridges are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and fourteen are still open to traffic, a testimony to timely rehabilitation and continued good maintenance....
(Submitted on November 1, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
The Centennial Bridge - West End of Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
3. The Centennial Bridge - West End of Bridge
The Centennial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
4. The Centennial Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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