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Deansbury Bridge, Spanning South Platte River, Waterton, Lake County, CO



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B&W Photos

HB226827
General View Looking West.

HB226828
Detail View Of Portal Bracing Looking Northwest.

HB226829
Detail View Of Southeast Bridge Seat.

HB226830
Wide Angle View Looking South

HB226831
Detail View Of Bridge Seat And Abutment Looking Southeast.

HB226832

HB226833


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Item Title


Location
Spanning South Platte River, Waterton vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-13
Building/structure dates: 1922 initial construction
Significance: It is a riveted single-span Warren through truss. It was built as a narrow gauge, railroad bridge for the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad and it is presently used as an access road bridge. This is the second bridge on the site and it is a typical design for an early 20th century railroad bridge.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Bridges
Railroad Companies


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. General view looking west.
2. Detail view of portal bracing looking northwest.
3. Detail view of southeast bridge seat.
4. Wide angle view looking south. 5. 'Barrel Shot' looking southeast. 6. 'Barrel Shot' looking northwest. Water conduit visable to left of bridge.
7. Detail view of bridge seat and abutment looking southeast.


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