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Wagamon Pond Dam & Bridge, Spanning Broadkill River at State Road No. 197 (Mu, Milton, Sussex County, DE



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B&W Photos

HB321374
View West From Union Street Bridge Toward Bridge 808

HB321375
View East From The North Bank Of Wagamon Pond

HB321376
Overall View From The Southeast, Showing The Footbridge On The Downstream (east) Side Of Bridge 808

HB321377
Overall View From The Southeast, Showing Underpinnings Of Footbridge On The Downstream (east) Side Of Bridge 808

HB321378
View From The Southeast, Looking Upstream (northwest), Across The Roadway Of Bridge 808

HB321379
View Northward Over Bridge 808

HB321380
View Southward Over Bridge 808

HB321381
View From Above Of The Gate Structure On The East Side Of Bridge 808

HB321382
View Northward Of Bridge 808 And The Footbridge

HB321383
View Northward Of Bridge 808 And The Upstream (west) Gate Structure

HB321384
View Southward Of The Penstock Bridge, Showing The Surviving Upstream (west) Wall Structure

HB321385
View Westward Of The Penstock (headrace) Bridge And Surviving Gate Structure

HB321386
View Northward Across The Penstock (headrace) Bridge

HB321387
View Northeastward Of The Upstream (west) Side Of The Penstock (headrace) Bridge

HB321388
Photocopy Of A Photograph In Delaware Department Of Transportation Files, Photographer Unknown, About 1970 View Of The Downstream (east) Side Of Bridge 808 And The Gates, Looking South Toward The Mill


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Broadkill River at State Road No. 197 (Mu, Milton, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DE-29
Significance: The structure is a combination dam and water control structure of an unusual type. The existing system has evolved through a series of reconstructions since the first bridge was replaced in 1815 by the present dam.

Subjects
Dams
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW WEST FROM UNION STREET BRIDGE TOWARD BRIDGE 808
2. VIEW EAST FROM THE NORTH BANK OF WAGAMON POND
3. OVERALL VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST, SHOWING THE FOOTBRIDGE ON THE DOWNSTREAM (EAST) SIDE OF BRIDGE 808
4. OVERALL VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST, SHOWING UNDERPINNINGS OF FOOTBRIDGE ON THE DOWNSTREAM (EAST) SIDE OF BRIDGE 808
5. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST, LOOKING UPSTREAM (NORTHWEST), ACROSS THE ROADWAY OF BRIDGE 808
6. VIEW NORTHWARD OVER BRIDGE 808
7. VIEW SOUTHWARD OVER BRIDGE 808
8. VIEW FROM ABOVE OF THE GATE STRUCTURE ON THE EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE 808
9. VIEW NORTHWARD OF BRIDGE 808 AND THE FOOTBRIDGE
10. VIEW NORTHWARD OF BRIDGE 808 AND THE UPSTREAM (WEST) GATE STRUCTURE
11. VIEW SOUTHWARD OF THE PENSTOCK BRIDGE, SHOWING THE SURVIVING UPSTREAM (WEST) WALL STRUCTURE
12. VIEW WESTWARD OF THE PENSTOCK (HEADRACE) BRIDGE AND SURVIVING GATE STRUCTURE
13. VIEW NORTHWARD ACROSS THE PENSTOCK (HEADRACE) BRIDGE
14. VIEW NORTHEASTWARD OF THE UPSTREAM (WEST) SIDE OF THE PENSTOCK (HEADRACE) BRIDGE
15. Photocopy of a photograph in Delaware Department of Transportation files, photographer unknown, about 1970 VIEW OF THE DOWNSTREAM (EAST) SIDE OF BRIDGE 808 AND THE GATES, LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD THE MILL
16. Photocopy of a photograph in Delaware Department of Transportation files, photographer unknown, about 1970 VIEW OF BRIDGE 808, LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD THE MILL
17. Photocopy of a drawing (from the Corps of Engineers report, March 1979, plate 2) FRONT ELEVATION AND PLAN VIEW OF BRIDGE 808 IN 1979
18. Photocopy of a drawing (from the Corps of Engineers report, March 1979, plate 3) SECTION THROUGH BRIDGE 808 AND THE DAM
19. Photocopy of a drawing (from Heite, 1991) SKETCH MAP OF WAGAMON POND PROJECT AREA 1911
20. Photocopy of a drawing (from Heite, 1991) SKETCH MAP OF THE PROJECT AREA 1990 SHOWING EXISTING AND KNOWN FEATURES OF THE SITE
21. Photocopy of a drawing (from Heite, 1991) SKETCH MAP SHOWING KNOWN FEATURES AND TEST TRENCHES


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