Murphy Trail and Bridge

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Murphy Trail and Bridge
Murphy Trail and Bridge is located in Utah
Murphy Trail and Bridge
Murphy Trail and Bridge is located in the US
Murphy Trail and Bridge
Nearest city Moab, Utah
Coordinates 38°20′37″N 109°52′15″W / 38.34361°N 109.87083°W / 38.34361; -109.87083Coordinates: 38°20′37″N 109°52′15″W / 38.34361°N 109.87083°W / 38.34361; -109.87083
Built 1917
Architect Idiart,J.; Allies,D.
MPS Canyonlands National Park MRA
NRHP Reference # 88001236
Added to NRHP October 07, 1988[1]

The Murphy Trail and Bridge in Utah, United States, were used to move livestock from winter range along the Green River to highland summer range from about 1917 to about 1964. The trail and bridge are located in what is now Canyonlands National Park and the trail is now used as a hiking path. The bridge was made from logs and rough-cut planking, and was built around 1917 by J. Idiart and D. Allies. The 10-foot-long (3.0 m) bridge was reconstructed in 1998 and no longer retains historic integrity.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ S. Mehls (April 18, 1986). Classified Structures Field Inventory Report: Murphy Trail and Bridge (pdf). National Park Service.