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Hortense Bridge, Spanning Chalk Creek on State Highway 162, Nathrop (historical), Chaffee County, CO



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Chalk Creek on State Highway 162, Nathrop (historical) vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-49
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is technologically significant as a rare existing example of a very common early bridge, a timber/iron Queenpost truss. It is historically significant as an early span associated with an important Colorado railroad.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Moving Of Structures
Railroad Bridges


Related Names
Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad
Palmer , Wi
Evans , Gov. John
Loveland, W. A. H.
New Jersey Iron Works
Colorado Central Railroad


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM STATE HIGHWAY 162, LOOKING EAST
2. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM STATE HIGHWAY 162, LOOKING WEST
3. VIEW OF WEST PORTAL, LOOKING EAST
4. VIEW OF EAST PORTAL AND NORTH WEB, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW OF NORTH WEB, LOOKING NORTH
6. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTH WEB, SNOWING CONNECTION, LOOKING NORTH
7. DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH WEB, SHOWING EYEBAR, BRACING AND CONNECTION, LOOKING NORTHWEST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF DECK FROM BELOW, LOOKING NORTHWEST
9. DETAIL VIEW OF PARTIAL SOUTH WEB AND WEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING WEST
10. DETAIL VIEW OF PARTIAL NORTH WEB AND NORTHEAST ABUTMENT, LOOKING SOUTHWEST


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