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Gold Beach Marker (<i>wide view; Curry County Courthouse in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2015
Gold Beach Marker (wide view; Curry County Courthouse in background)
Oregon (Curry County), Gold Beach — Gold Beach
Gold discovered on the beaches at the mouth of Rogue River in the mid-1800s brought miners here; resulted in the Rogue River Indian Wars of 1855-56. Prattsville, Ellensburg, officially becoming Gold Beach in 1890. In the 60’s returns from . . . — Map (db m113220) HM
Oregon (Curry County), Gold Beach — Patterson BridgeRogue River Bridge
Patterson Bridge (Rogue River Bridge) Completed January 21, 1932 and dedicated In Memory to the Governor of Oregon Isaac Lee Patterson (1926-died in office 1929) 1932.... The bridge was considered the most advanced concrete . . . — Map (db m113391) HM
Oregon (Lane County), Florence — Siuslaw River Bridge
The Siuslaw River Bridge was built as part of the Coast Bridges Project. It is one of five designed by Conde B. McCullough and built during the Great Depression from 1934 to 1936. The Coast Bridges Project was funded through the Public Works . . . — Map (db m113260) HM
Oregon (Lane County), Florence — Siuslaw River Bridge: Construction & Design
Constructing Over the Siuslaw The Siuslaw River Bridge incorporates Art Deco, Moderne, Gothic, and Egyptian influence that were important to McCullough. Due to its ability to open at the center, the Siuslaw River Bridge best represents . . . — Map (db m113537) HM
Oregon (Lane County), Florence — Technology SpansA Sea-Sculptured Landscape
If this historic bridge and tunnel weren’t here, what would it be like to cross Cape Creek? Engineers building the Pacific Coast Highway in the early 1930s encountered an unusual challenge here at Cape Creek, a deep, offset gorge, . . . — Map (db m113301) HM

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