|Other titles||Repair of Territorial bridge across Gila River at Florence, Arizona|
|The Physical Object|
Florence (O'odham: S-auppag) is a town, 61 miles (98 km) southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. Florence, which is the county seat of Pinal County, is one of the oldest towns in that county and is regarded as a National Historic District with over 25 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic population of Florence at the : Pinal. Historic Gillespie Dam Bridge. The historic Gillespie Dam Bridge spans the Gila River on Old US 80 Hghway, between the communities of Arlington and Gila Bend. Built in as a federal aid project, the bridge is a unique and elegant reminder of Arizona's rich past and America's transportation history. The Florence Enterprise says that the Santa Ft Co. have had a survey ing party in that viciuitv during the past week. They found a suitable bridge site across the Gila river near the huttes, a dozen miles east of Flor ence, fro n: which point they run a line down the north side of the river . across the Gila River watershed, different reaches have unique hydrologic characteristics (Hirschboeck, ), and thus as one might expect, channel transformations along separate reaches are not synchronous or uniform. In addition, dams and irrigation diversions have altered different reaches of the Gila River.
Four-span Luten arch bridge over Gila River on Florence Kelvin Highway Location Pinal County, Arizona Status Open to pedestrians History Built by the Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in Builder - Topeka Bridge & Iron Co. Design Closed-spandrel arch Dimensions Length of largest span: ft. Total length: ft. August The Gila River The Gila River stretches nearly miles across Arizona, flowing west from the New Mexico border until it reaches the Colorado River. It drains an area of nea square miles – an enormous watershed totaling half the land in the state. Almost every major river in Arizona eventually flows to the Gila, which. The asylum was put in Phoenix, a normal school (teachers college) went to Tempe (near Phoenix), the territorial prison was kept in Yuma, and a bridge was built across the Gila River in Florence. While the Tucson delegation had been working to move the capital to Tucson, near the end of the session the Tucson Arizona Weekly Citizen said Tucson. First there was the land and the river – the Gila River, which flowed westward across south-central Arizona and the surprisingly fertile Sonoran Desert. Some 6, years ago, various cultural groups collectively labeled the Archaic peoples, who lived by hunting and gathering along the river’s banks and adjoining up land terrain, wandered.
Gila River, Arizona is a guide to canoeing, kayaking and rafting the Gila River running from its headwaters in the San Francisco Mountains of Apache National Forest in Catron County, New Mexico, then into Arizona, with information and links to canoe, kayak and raft liveries and rentals, campgrounds, shuttle services and other businesses catering to paddlers and paddlesports. The motor car quickly came to dominate Arizona. The Office of Territorial Engineer, responsible for a highway department, was created in By , 1, miles of state highway had been designated. Repair of the washed out Gila River Bridge at Florence was the first project funded by the Federal Aid Road Act of Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park On a visit to the history-filled buildings ( N. 4th Ave., just before the Colorado River bridge, /, , 10 a.m p.m. daily, $4 adults, $2 ages ) here beside the Colorado River, you'll see how import the site was for past army chose this spot for its Yuma Quartermaster Depot after to supply. The Online Directory Is Now Available! Access the Directory on our website and mobile app 24/7. Customers will be receiving a printed copy by mail soon!