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Delta Bridge, Spanning Gunnison River on U.S. 50, Delta, Delta County, CO



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Gunnison River on U.S. 50, Delta, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-62
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: It is a multi-span of the riveted Parker type. It is significant as unusual multi-span example of a common highway bridge type. Historically this bridge is significant as a regionally important crossing of the Gunnision River - the site of the only purchased state bridge.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
Winterburn & Lumsden
Midwest Steel & Iron Company
Minnesota-Moline Power Implement Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW AND SOUTH PORTAL. VIEW TO NORTH.
2. OVERALL VIEW AND NORTH PORTAL. VIEW TO SOUTH.
3. OVERALL VIEW FROM GUNNISON RIVER. VIEW TO WEST.
4. SOUTH PORTAL. VIEW TO NORTH.
5. SOUTH PORTAL, SECOND SPAN. VIEW TO NORTH.
6. NORTH PORTAL AND EAST WEB. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
7. EAST WEB, SINGLE SPAN. VIEW TO WEST.
8. END POST UPPER CHORD CONNECTION. VIEW TO WEST.
9. BRACING DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTH.
10. WEST WEB, SHOWING DECK, BRACING, AND PANEL DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
11. WEST WEB, SHOWING PANEL DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
12. TOP CHORD CONNECTION DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
13. WEST WEB WALKWAY AND RAILING. VIEW TO NORTH.
14. EAST WEB, LOWER CHORD DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
15. FLOOR BEAMS AND BRACING DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTH.
16. SOUTH END POST CONNECTION AND ABUTMENT. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
17. SOUTH END POST CONNECTION. VIEW TO EAST.
18. NAME PLATE ON NORTH PORTAL. VIEW TO SOUTH.


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