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Four Bridges / Three States

Notable, forgotten, or under-appreciated spans
in Arizona, California and Oregon
(East to West, South to North)

Photographs by Barclay Gibson
Chevelon Canyon Bridge Winslow Arizona
Chevelon Canyon Bridge, Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona
Chevelon Canyon Bridge

1913 Pony Truss spans the Chevelon Canyon. 104 feet in length, the bridge is found 12 Miles SE of Winslow.

Photographer’s note: “…down a long dusty road. I did not pass one vehicle in either direction.” Winslow, in Navajo County has a population of around 10,000.
Chevelon Canyon Bridge Winslow Arizona
Chevelon Canyon Bridge, Winslow, Arizona
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2008
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Houck, Arizona
Querino Canyon Bridge on Old Route 66

Houck, county seat of Apache County in the NE portion of the state, has just over 1,000 residents. Included “not for its beauty or magnitude, but [because] it is listed as an Old Route 66 bridge,” this pony truss crosses Querino Canyon and is located roughly 5 miles southwest of Houck, within sight of I-40. It.

Photographer’s note: “The road, after human maintenance ended, has totally reverted back to common, old, everyday dirt.”
Querino Canyon Bridge on Old Route 66, Houck Arizona
Querino Canyon Bridge on Old Route 66, Houck Arizona
Querino Canyon Bridge on Old Route 66, Houck Arizona
Querino Canyon Bridge, Houck Arizona
Querino Canyon Bridge on Old Route 66, Houck, Arizona
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2008
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Redding, California
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay
With a population just over 10,000, Redding is the county seat of Shasta County. This modern pedestrian bridge crosses the Sacramento River just off Interstate 5 and is primarily used by hikers.
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, Redding California
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, Redding California
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, Redding California
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay, Redding, California
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2008
Newport, Oregon
Yaquina Bay Bridge
US Highway 101 Lincoln County seat of government, Newport reported an estimated 10,240 people for 2006. This beautiful 3,223 foot bridge was built in 1934 and shows beautiful period detail.
Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport Oregon
Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport Oregon
Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport Oregon
Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport Oregon
Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, Oregon
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2008
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