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Ferry Street Railroad Bridge, Ferry Street over New Haven Railroad, New Haven, New Haven County, CT



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Item Title


Location
Ferry Street over New Haven Railroad, New Haven, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-54
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1933 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1959 subsequent work
Significance: Ferry Street Railroad Bridge is significant as a representative example of standard 20th-century truss construction; as a product of Boston Bridge Works, a regionally important bridge fabricator; and as part of the New Haven Railroad's extensive improvements to its freight facilities.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Boston Bridge Works, Incorporated


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH ELEVATION, VIEW NORTHEAST
2. NORTH ELEVATION, OBSCURED BY SEWER PIPE CROSSING, VIEW SOUTHWEST
3. ROADWAY, EAST END, VIEW NORTHWEST
4. ROADWAY, WEST END, VIEW SOUTHEAST
5. THREE-QUARTER VIEW, EAST END, VIEW NORTH
6. ROADWAY SIDE OF TRUSS, VIEW WEST
7. DETAIL OF UPPER CHORD CONNECTIONS AND BRACING, VIEW NORTH
8. DETAIL OF WEST ABUTMENT, VIEW WEST
9. DETAIL OF WEST ABUTMENT, VIEW NORTHWEST
10. DETAIL OF WEST ABUTMENT AND SUBSTRUCTURE, VIEW NORTHWEST
11. DETAIL OF SUBSTRUCTURE, VIEW NORTH
12. Photocopy of drawing (original in AMTRAK Engineering Department, Philadephia), New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Shore Line Division, August, 1911 BRIDGE No. 214 FERRY ST, TRUSS ELEVATION, PLAN, AND DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAM
13. Photocopy of drawing (original in AMTRAK Engineering Department), Boston Bridge Works, Inc., March 8, 1912 N. Y. N. H. & H. R. R. BRIDGE #214 SHORE LINE DIV. DETAILS OF SIDEWALK BKTS, SHOES, ROLLERS, ETC.


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