Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Curry County Scenic Images
Patterson Memorial Bridge
A view of the Rogue River through a decorative guardrail on the Patterson Memorial Bridge, which was built in 1932 and spans the Rogue River at Gold Beach. The design by noted engineer Conde McCullough introduced prestressing, an important advance in bridge engineering. His designs often featured art deco styling elements shown above. (Photo No. curD0019)
About this image
Dimensions: 2965 x 1789 pixels (300 dpi version); Date created: September 2005; Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR; Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED; Photographer citation: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives; Keywords/Tags: horizontal, Oregon, Curry County, Gold Beach, Rogue River, Patterson Memorial Bridge, Conde McCullough, handrail, Pacific Ocean, engineering, Art Deco, prestressed concrete, arches, silhouette, reflections.