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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Caverns HD Bridge Abutments @ Bat Cave Draw
Structure Number:
035
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
Caverns
2. 
Caverns HD Cultural Landscape
Structure State:
New Mexico
Structure County:
Eddy
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Southwest
Administrative Unit:
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
LCS ID:
061743
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
08/18/1988
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
State
Short Significance Description:
The Caverns HD Bridge Abutments were entered on the NR on 8/18/1988, at the state level, under NR Criteria A, assoc w/CCC & C, as a good example of regionalized NPS rustic architecture,period of significance, 1926-1942.
Long Significance Description:
The Caverns HD Bridge Abutments were entered on the NR on 8/18/1988, at the state level, under NR Criteria A, assoc w/CCC & C, as a good example of regionalized NPS rustic architecture,period of significance, 1926-1942.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1932
AD
1932
AD
Unknown
Other
2. 
Designed
1932
AD
1932
AD
Kreinkamp, Herbert A. WODC
Landscape Architect
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Trail Bridge
Primary Current Use:
Trail Bridge
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Bridge
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Substructure
Limestone
2. 
Superstructure
Limestone
Short Physical Description:
Battered masonry walls of dressed stone on either side of Bat Cave Draw, with new bridge structure between path to VC and over to parking lot and cave entrance. Bridge joins outer wall of parking lot retaining terrace at south side of draw.
Long Physical Description:
Battered masonry walls of dressed stone on either side of Bat Cave Draw, with new bridge structure between path to VC and over to parking lot and cave entrance. Bridge joins outer wall of parking lot retaining terrace at south side of draw.