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Broadway Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek on Broadway at Speer Boulvea, Denver, Denver County, CO



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Location
Spanning Cherry Creek on Broadway at Speer Boulvea, Denver, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-48
Building/structure dates: 1896 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is technologically significant as the only vehicular bridge in Colorado of open-web deck girder type. It is historically significant as one of the last remaining 19th century bridges built by Denver and the Denver Tramway Company to serve vehicular and streetcar traffic.

Subjects
Commerce
Civil Engineering
Pedestrian Bridges


Related Names
Youngstown Bridge Company
Denver Tramway Company
City Of Denver
Curtis, Rodney
South Side Improvement Association
Evans, John


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE AND NORTH PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM BROADWAY AVENUE
2. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE AND SOUTH PORTAL, LOOKING NORTH FROM BROADWAY AVENUE
3. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM CHERRY CREEK
4. VIEW OF EAST WEBB, LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. VIEW OF EAST WEBB, SNOWING TRUSS DETAILS, LOOKING WEST
6. DETAIL VIEW OF DECK FROM BELOW, LOOKING SOUTH
7. VIEW OF SOUTH ABUTMENT AND PARTIAL EAST WEBB, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTH ABUTMENT, SHOWING CONNECTION, LOOKING EAST
9. VIEW OF CAST IRON RAILING ALONG SPEER BOULEVARD, LOOKING NORTHEAST


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