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Author Topic: Film documenting construction of the Astoria-Megler bridge in OR\WA (1962-64)  (Read 1111 times)

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While perusing GSV to see the modern appearance of the bridge, I stumbled upon this odd structure over the southern approach to the bridge: https://goo.gl/maps/1TV5kvjoR1ZXLfTK8
Astoria bridge approach by Tom Heline, on Flickr

Any theories on the purpose of this? I'm at a loss.
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While perusing GSV to see the modern appearance of the bridge, I stumbled upon this odd structure over the southern approach to the bridge: https://goo.gl/maps/1TV5kvjoR1ZXLfTK8
Astoria bridge approach by Tom Heline, on Flickr

Any theories on the purpose of this? I'm at a loss.

Former toll booth area.
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While perusing GSV to see the modern appearance of the bridge, I stumbled upon this odd structure over the southern approach to the bridge: https://goo.gl/maps/1TV5kvjoR1ZXLfTK8
Astoria bridge approach by Tom Heline, on Flickr

Any theories on the purpose of this? I'm at a loss.

Former toll booth area.
From what I've read, the bridge operated as a toll bridge until December 24, 1993.
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While perusing GSV to see the modern appearance of the bridge, I stumbled upon this odd structure over the southern approach to the bridge: https://goo.gl/maps/1TV5kvjoR1ZXLfTK8
Astoria bridge approach by Tom Heline, on Flickr

Any theories on the purpose of this? I'm at a loss.

Former toll booth area.
From what I've read, the bridge operated as a toll bridge until December 24, 1993.
My first thought was former toll booths, but it made no sense to me to remove all evidence of the toll booths except for this. I guess that's it though.
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Assuming 16mm at 24 FPS, you need 800ft to shoot this! I would love to shoot 16mm, but developing it is expensive, and unlike 35mm, it is hard to develop at home. But, if I could, this would totally be something I would shoot (event maybe only 10 minutes, as 2 400’ reels are expensive, lol.
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