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Cherry Creek Railroad Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek, north of Delgany Street, Denver, Denver County, CO



B&W Photos

HB231190
Overall View Of Bridge And Cherry Creek, Looking Southeast

HB231191
View Of West Portal And South Web, Looking Northeast

HB231192
View Of West Portal And North Web, Looking East

HB231193
View Of East Portal And South Web, Looking West

HB231194
View Of East Portal, Looking Southwest

HB231195
Detail View Showing Verticals, Floor Beams, Upper Chords And Struts, Looking East

HB231196
Detail View Of Upper Chord Connection, Looking North

HB231197
Detail View Of Lower Chord Connection, Looking Northwest


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Item Title


Location
north of Delgany Street, Denver, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-58
Building/structure dates: 1890 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1923
Significance: The bridge is a single span wrought iron or steel through Pratt truss and is one of the few remaining examples of this once-common bridge type in Denver. The bridge features a unique, decorative portal bracing, a prevalent characteristic of late 19th century bridges.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges


Related Names
Burlington Northern Railroad


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE AND CHERRY CREEK, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. VIEW OF WEST PORTAL AND SOUTH WEB, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. VIEW OF WEST PORTAL AND NORTH WEB, LOOKING EAST
4. VIEW OF EAST PORTAL AND SOUTH WEB, LOOKING WEST
5. VIEW OF EAST PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
6. DETAIL VIEW SHOWING VERTICALS, FLOOR BEAMS, UPPER CHORDS AND STRUTS, LOOKING EAST
7. DETAIL VIEW OF UPPER CHORD CONNECTION, LOOKING NORTH
8. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTION, LOOKING NORTHWEST


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