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Bridge No. 110, Spanning Wepawaug River & Prospect Street at Metro, Milford, New Haven County, CT



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Wepawaug River & Prospect Street at Metro, Milford, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-47
Significance: Bridge No. 110 was part of the railroad expansion program and was constructed between 1892 and 1896. Designed in 1893 by F.S. Curtis, Chief Engineer and constructed in 1894, the structure has basically maintained its integrity since its original construction. The Bridge over Wopowage River is a double span open deck parallel truss structure with a total length of 127 feet. It is important in local history for its contribution to the economic development of the region.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View South, North Side
2. View North, South Side
3. View Northwest, South Side, Truss over Wepawaug River
4. View West, Top Surface
5. View Northwest, South Side, Trusses, Detail
6. View Northwest, South Side, Trusses and Support, Detail
7. View Northwest, South Side, Truss Bearing, Detail
8. View West, Underside, Prospect Street Span and End Portals
9. View Upwards/Southwest, Underside, Prospect Street Span, Detail
10. View West, South Truss, Inside Cross Bracing Detail
11. View East, South Side, End Post and Bracing Detail
12. View Northeast, East Abutment, Detail
13. View Northeast, East Abutment


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