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Olive Street Railroad Bridge, Spanning AMTRAK Tracks at Olive Street, New Haven, New Haven County, CT



B&W Photos

HB260224
West Elevation, View East

HB260225
East Elevation, View Southwest

HB260226
Roadway, North End, View South

HB260227
Roadway, South End, View North

HB260228
South End, Showing Interior Of Truss And Overhead Bracing, View Northwest

HB260229
Southwest Portal Joint, View Southwest

HB260230
Detail Of Lower Chord Connection, Outside Of East Truss, View Northwest

HB260231
Substructure Of Bridge And South Abutment, View South


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Item Title


Location
Spanning AMTRAK Tracks at Olive Street, New Haven, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-58
Significance: Olive Street Railroad Bridge is significant as a representative example of the standard rivet-connected, steel truss technology of the 20th-century, and as part of extensive early 20th-century improvements to the state's most important rail corridor, the New Haven Railroad's mainline.

Subjects
Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST ELEVATION, VIEW EAST
2. EAST ELEVATION, VIEW SOUTHWEST
3. ROADWAY, NORTH END, VIEW SOUTH
4. ROADWAY, SOUTH END, VIEW NORTH
5. SOUTH END, SHOWING INTERIOR OF TRUSS AND OVERHEAD BRACING, VIEW NORTHWEST
6. SOUTHWEST PORTAL JOINT, VIEW SOUTHWEST
7. DETAIL OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTION, OUTSIDE OF EAST TRUSS, VIEW NORTHWEST
8. SUBSTRUCTURE OF BRIDGE AND SOUTH ABUTMENT, VIEW SOUTH


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