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Nineteenth Street Bridge, Spanning South Platte River at Nineteenth Street, Denver, Denver County, CO



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B&W Photos

HB231210
Overall View Of Bridge, Looking Northeast.

HB231211
Overall View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast.

HB231212
Partial View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast.

HB231213
View Of West Portal.

HB231214
Upper Cord Pin Connection, Looking Southeast.

HB231215
Guardrail, Looking Southeast.

HB231216
Inclined End Post Pin Connection And Finial, Looking Northeast.

HB231217
Flood And Substructure, Looking Southeast.

HB231218
Shoe And Stone Abutment, Looking Northwest.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning South Platte River at Nineteenth Street, Denver, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-59
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-9; N312).
Building/structure dates: 1888 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1965 subsequent work
Significance: Completed in 1888, the bridge is the oldest surviving wrought iron bridge and oldest vehicular bridge still in use within Colorado. Although a once common truss type, the two span Pratt through bridge is distinguished by unusual cast-iron ornamentation.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company
Tullock, A. J.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
2. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
3. PARTIAL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
4. VIEW OF WEST PORTAL.
5. UPPER CORD PIN CONNECTION, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
6. GUARDRAIL, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
7. INCLINED END POST PIN CONNECTION AND FINIAL, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
8. FLOOD AND SUBSTRUCTURE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
9. SHOE AND STONE ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHWEST.


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