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History of Oklahoma Highway Bridges

The Historic Bridges of Oklahoma





Bridges and Roads

Bigelow, Lawrence N. "Fifty-Year Development--Construction of Steel Truss Bridges." American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of the Construction Division 101 (June 1975): 239-258.

Boller, Alfred P. Iron Highway Bridges. 4th ed. New York: John Wiley, 1890.

"Bridges: A Special Issue." Society for Industrial Archeology, Newsletter 8 (January and March 1979).

Chamberlin, William P. Historic Bridges: Criteria for Decision-Making. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 1983.

Clarke, Thomas Curtis. "American Supremacy in Bridge Building." In The Making of America, vol. 4, edited by Robert M. LaFollette. Chicago: DeBower, Chapline & Co., 1907.

Comp, Alan T., and Donald Jackson. Bridge Truss Types: A Guide to Dating and Identifying. Technical Leaflet 95. Nashville, TN. American Association for State and Local History, 1977.

Condit, Carl. American Building Art: The Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Cooper, James L. Iron Monuments to Distant Posterity: Indiana's Metal Bridges, 1870-1930. N. p.: 1987.

Darnell, Victor C. Directory of American Bridge-Building Companies, 1840-1900. Occasional Publication No. 4. Washington, D.C.: Society for Industrial Archeology, 1984.

Engineering News. 1903-1917.

Engineering News-Record. 1917-1950.

Engineering Record. 1900-1917.

Jackson, Donald. Great American Bridges and Dams. Washington, D.C.: The Preservation Press, 1988.

Jacoby, Henry. "Recent Progress in American Bridge Construction." Science 16 (July 4, 1902): 12-24.

Ketchum, Milo S. The Design of Highway Bridges and the Calculation of Stress in Bridge Trusses. New York: Engineering News Publishing Co., 1909.

Lewis, John H. "Defects in Bridges." American City (Town and Country Edition) 18 (February 1918): 108-11.

Merriman, Mansfield, and Henry S. Jacoby. A Text Book on Roofs and Bridges. Part III, Bridge Design. 4th ed. New York: John Wiley, 1906.

Meuser, William. "The Development of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Construction." Cornell Civil Engineer 33 (May 1925): 160-65, 178-83.

Miller, Shannon. The First 50 Years, 1918-1968: Austin Bridge Company and Associated Companies. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1974.

Morris, Clyde T. The Design of Simple Steel Structures. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1933.

Nagle, J. C. The Construction of County Roads and Bridges. N.p.: 1899.

Ohio Department of Transportation. The Ohio Historic Bridges Inventory Evaluation and Preservation Plan. Columbus: Ohio Department of Transportation, 1983.

Plowden, David. Bridges: The Spans of North America. New York: Viking, 1974.

Schneider, Charles C. "The Evolution of the Practice of American Bridge Building." American Society of Civil Engineers Transactions 54 (July 1905): 213-34.

Skinner, Frank W. "Standard American Methods of Erecting Steel Bridges." Cornell Civil Engineer 19 (April 1911): 225-38.

"Theme Issue: Bridges." Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 15, No. 2 (1989).

Transportation Research Board. Use of Historic Transportation Structures. Washington: National Academy of Sciences, 1981.

Tyrrell, Henry G. Bridge Engineering: A Brief History of this Constructive Art from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Chicago: By the Author, 1911.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Roads. Highway Bridges and Culverts, by Charles H. Hoyt and William H. Burr. Bulletin No. 43. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1912.

U.S. Department of Transportation. America's Highways, 1776-1976: A History of the Federal-Aid Program. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1976.

Waddell, John A. L. Bridge Engineering. 2 vols. New York: John Wiley, 1916.

__________. "Simple Truss Bridges." American City (Town and Country Edition) 16 (February 1917): 114-20.

Walzer, Norman, and Claudia McFadden. Linking America: The County Highway System. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Counties, 1989.

Oklahoma Sources

Anders, Mary Ann, ed. "Route 66 in Oklahoma: An Historic Preservation Survey." Stillwater: History Department, Oklahoma State University, 1984. Photocopied.

Barde, Frederick S. "Collection." Indian Archives Division, Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City.

__________. "The Good Roads Movement in Oklahoma." Sturm's Oklahoma Magazine 8 (March 1909): 33-37.

"Building Bridges in Oklahoma." Harlow's Weekly 24 (August 29, 1925): 8, 13.

Corbett, William P. "Men, Mud, and Mules: The Good Roads Movement in Oklahoma, 1900-1910." Chronicles of Oklahoma 58 (Summer 1980): 132-50.

__________. "Oklahoma's Highways: Indian Trails to Urban Expressways." Ph.D. diss., Oklahoma State University, 1982.

Crockett, Bernice N. "Across the Muddy Red." Chronicles of Oklahoma 61 (Winter 1983-84): 340-63.

Derrick, W. Edwin, and James Smallwood, eds. "Highways of Adventure: Transportation Frontiers in Oklahoma." Red River Valley Historical Review 6 (Summer 1981). Special issue.

Ellifritt, Duane S. "Historic American Engineering Record: State of Oklahoma--Inventory." Stillwater: School of Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1974.

Foreman, Grant. A History of Oklahoma. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1942.

__________. "Early Trails Through Oklahoma." Chronicles of Oklahoma 3 (January 1925): 99-119.

__________, ed. "Indian-Pioneer Papers." Indian Archives Division, Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City.

Gibson, Arrell M. Oklahoma: A History of Five Centuries. 2nd ed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981.

Mayberry, Michael E. "Early History of the Oklahoma Highway Department." Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Department of Transportation, December 4, 1985. Photocopied.

Maxey, Leon E. "Building an Oklahoma Steel Company." Harlow's Weekly 26 (September 17, 1927): 4-6.

Morris, John W., Charles R. Goins, and Edwin C. McReynolds. Historical Atlas of Oklahoma. 2nd ed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976.

Oklahoma Almanac. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Publishing Co., 1908-1930.

Oklahoma Department of Highways. Annual Report. December 1, 1917.

__________. Annual Report. June 30, 1919.

__________. Biennial Report. July 1, 1911-December 10, 1912.

__________. "Construction Records." Typed list of projects completed with state and federal aid.

__________. "Highway Construction Bulletin," 1943-1951.

__________. Second Annual Report. December 1, 1916.

__________. Standard Reinforced Concrete Bridges and Culverts. Oklahoma City: Department of Highways, 1912.

Oklahoma Highway Bulletin, 1 (1919-1920).

Oklahoma Highway Commission. Annual Report. January 1, 1925. Covers 1919-1924.

__________. Biennial Report. Issued as follows: 1925- 1926; 1927-1928; 1929-1930; 1931-1932; 1933-1934; 1935-1936; 1937-1938; 1938-1940; 1941-1942; 1942-1944; 1945-1946; 1946-1948; 1949-1950; 1951-1952; 1953-1954; 1955-1956.

__________. Historical Review of the State Highway Commission, 1907-1939. N.p.: n.d.

Oklahoma Highways. 1 (1912).

Oklahoma Society of Engineers. Transactions. 1915-1921.

Page, J. M. "Engineering Oklahoma's Highway System." Harlow's Weekly 24 (July 25, 1925): 12-13.

Page, Logan W. "Road Administration." Sturm's Oklahoma Magazine 11 (1912): 68-72.

Scott, Quinta, and Susan C. Kelly. Route 66: The Highway and Its People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.

Thoburn, Joseph B., and Muriel H. Wright. Oklahoma: A History of the State and Its People. 2 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1929.

The WPA Guide to 1930s Oklahoma. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1986. Originally published in 1941 as Oklahoma: A Guide to the Sooner State.

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By Joseph E. King
Center For Historic Preservation & Technology
Texas Tech University

Prepared as Part of an Investigation
Conducted By The
Center For Historic Preservation & Technology
Texas Tech University

Sponsered By The
Planning Division
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
State Of Oklahoma
and the Federal Highway Administration

June 1993

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