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This historic bridge spans the Suislaw River at Florence, Oregon.

From Wikipedia:
The Siuslaw River Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Siuslaw River on U.S. Route 101 in Florence, Oregon. It was designed by Conde McCullough, built by the Mercer-Fraser Company of Eureka, California, and funded by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (later renamed the Public Works Administration). It opened in 1936.
The bridge’s total length is 1,568 feet (478 m). When open, the 140-foot (43 m) double-leaf bascule provides 110 feet (34 m) of horizontal clearance for boat traffic. The bascule section is flanked by two 154-foot (47 m) reinforced concrete tied arches, identical to those used in the original Alsea Bay Bridge. Four Art Deco-style obelisks house mechanical equipment as well as living quarters for the bridge operator. The total cost of the bridge was $527,000.

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bridge, historic, deco, suislaw, river, florence, oregon, evening, reflection, water

Barbara Brown is a mental health professional and an avid photographer. She lives in northern California and enjoys nature and all types of photography.

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    Outstanding capture.

  • Thank you so much Julie!

    – Barbara Brown

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandabout 1 year ago

    Outstanding capture, Barbara!! Love the history also.

  • Thanks so much my friend!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Arco Iris  R
    Arco Iris Rabout 1 year ago

    WOW. There are no words to describe this beauty except that I agree with the above.

  • Iris! Thank you so much for the very kind comment!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 1 year ago

    Beautifully captured Barbara. Glorious reflections and the most wonderful light…
    Awesome work…

  • Sharon, thank you so much!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 1 year ago

  • Thank you Ray!

    – Barbara Brown

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful lighting love the reflection Barbara

  • Thank you so much Gerry!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenabout 1 year ago

    Nice work Barbara.

  • Thank you Warren!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful bridge. Love the light and reflections. Magnificent capture Barbara!

  • Thank you so much Arfan!

    – Barbara Brown

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 1 year ago

    Looking glorious.

  • Thank you Fran!

    – Barbara Brown

  • LadyThegn
    LadyThegnabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful image Barbara!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Barbara Brown

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