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Augustine Bridge, Brandywine River,Augustine Cutoff, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE



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Item Title


Location
Augustine Cutoff, Wilmington, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DE-20
Building/structure dates: 1883 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1910 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1968 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1979
Significance: Wrought iron, pin-connected, Pratt-type truss superstructure mounted on granite masonry piers; originally served as bridge for the B&O Railroad.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Bridges
Stone Bridges


Related Names
Andrews & Locke
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Baltimore & Philadelphia Railroad
John Riddle Sons & Company
New Castle County Levy Court
American Bridge Company
O'Brien, Tim, Photographer
Starr, Lamont H., Delineator
Figary, Tracy F., Delineator
Stocum, Faye, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View southwest from the north side of the bridge noting structure west of Pier No. 5.
2. View southwest from the north side of the bridge noting structure west of Pier No. 5.
3. View southwest from the north side of the bridge noting structure west of Pier No. 5.
4. View north from the south side of the bridge noting Sections 1 and 2 of the Metal Bent portions of the structure.
5. View north from the south side of the bridge noting Sections 3 and 4 of the Metal Bent portions of the structure.
6. View north from the center of Kentmere Drive of the fourth, fifth, and sixth sections of the Metal Bent portion of the structure.
7. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of Pier No. 1 and portions of the deck and super-structure.
8. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of Pier No. 2 and portions of the deck and super-structure.
9. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of portion of the Main truss span over the Brandywine River.
10. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of portion of the Main truss span over the reservoir of the Augustine Paper Mills, National Register Site.
11. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of portion of the Main truss span over the reservoir of the Augustine Paper Mills, National Register Site, including Pier No. 4.
12. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of portion of the Main truss span over the reservoir of the Augustine Paper Mills, National Register Site, including Pier No. 4.
13. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of Pier No. 4 and portions of the main truss span and deck east of the pier.
14. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of portion of main truss span between Pier No. 4. and Pier No. 5.
15. View north from the adjacent B & O railroad bridge of Pier No. 5 and portion of the deck and super-structure.
16. View west from the south side of the bridge noting masonry retaining wall and first metal bent section of structure.
17. View west from the center of the structure noting detail of structural work in Section 1 of the Metal Bent portions of the structure.
18. View west from the center of the structure noting Sections 1 and 2 of the Metal Bent portions of the structure.
19. View northeast from the south side of the bridge noting details of Sections 2, 3, and 4 of the Metal Bent portions of the structure.
20. View north from the south side of the bridge noting detail of the Metal Bent connection No. 2.
21. View southwest from under the structure noting detail of Metal Bent connection number 2.
22. View north from the south side of the bridge noting detail of the Metal Bent Pin connection number 4.
23. View southwest from under the structure noting detail of Metal Bent Pin connection number 4.
24. View east from the center of the structure thru the center of the structure.
25. View southeast from the north side of the structure noting detail of Pin connection at east abutment.
26. View northeast from center of structure noting detail of Pin connection at east abutment.
27. View southeast from beneath structure noting detail of Pin connection near east abutment.
28. View north from south side of structure noting detail of Pin connection between Pier No. 5 and east abutment.
29. View northwest from beneath structure noting addition detail of Pin connection in previous photo.
30. View northwest from beneath structure noting detail of Pin connection between Pier No. 5 and east abutment.
31. View southeast from north side of structure noting detail of Section 2 of the Metal Bent portion of the structure.
32. March 9, 1908 Bridge Details - Field Measurements, B & O Railroad.
33. April 25, 1908 Situation Plan, B & O Railroad (Blue Print).
34. April 25, 1908 Bridge Plan and Elevation (Blue Print).
35. April 25, 1908 Bridge Plan and Elevation (Blue Print).
36. March 27, 1915 Bridge Deck Details for proposed sidewalk.
37. February 7, 1920 Bridge Deck Plan, New Castle County.
38. February 18, 1920 Bridge Deck Plan, New Castle County.
39. March 23, 1920 Bridge Deck Plan, New Castle County (Blue Print).
40. No date Bridge Plan, miscellaneous details (Blue Print).
41. March 21, 1966 Bridge Details - Protection Fence.
42. February 24, 1970 Bridge Plans, details of repairs.
43. February 24, 1970 Bridge Plans, details of repairs.
44. February 24, 1970 Bridge Plans, details of repairs.
45. March 1979 Bridge Plans for HAER.
46. March 1979 Bridge Plans for HAER
47. March 1979 Bridge Plans for HAER.
48. March 1979 Bridge Plans for HAER.
49. March 1979 Bridge Plans for HAER.


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