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Oregon Bridges - Chapter Summary
Learn about or refresh your understanding of bridges in Oregon by studying entertaining online lessons. This chapter lets you examine the history, construction and designs of bridges in the state using any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Feel free to test your knowledge of the lessons by taking mini quizzes and a chapter exam. The Dashboard tracks your progress and lets you submit lesson topic questions to our experts. Taking advantage of these resources will enable you to do the following:
- Provide details about the history and construction of the Hawthorne Bridge
- Explain the history and final design of the Sellwood Bridge
- Discuss the St. Johns Bridge's designer, construction and history
- Share the history and legend of the Bridge of the Gods land bridge
1. Hawthorne Bridge: History, Construction & Facts
The Hawthorne Bridge is just one of many in Portland. What makes it so special? In this lesson, we'll check out the history and significance of this structure, and see what it means to Portland today.
2. Sellwood Bridge: History & Final Design
The Sellwood Bridge was a good bridge. Then it started falling apart. In this lesson, we're going to see what happened to the old bridge and go through the city's journey to get a new one.
3. St. Johns Bridge: Designer, Construction & History
The St. Johns Bridge is a remarkable American bridge. However, it's not found around many other famous bridges. In this lesson, we'll explore the history of this structure and see how it came to be one of the iconic bridges of the West Coast.
4. The Bridge of The Gods Land Bridge: History & Legend
The Bridge of the Gods was an ancient land bridge in the Pacific Northwest. In this lesson, we're going to discuss what we know about this bridge and, just as importantly, who that knowledge comes from.
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