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Marietta Road Bridge, Marietta Road, Spanning Inman Railroad Yards, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



B&W Photos

HB345773
Aerial View Of Bridge Looking North.

HB345774
Aerial View Looking Northwest.

HB345775
Aerial View Looking Northwest.

HB345776
Aerial View Looking Southwest.

HB345777
Aerial View Looking Southeast.

HB345778
Aerial View Looking Southeast.

HB345779
Aerial View Looking South.

HB345780
Aerial View Looking Southeast.

HB345781
Aerial View Looking Southeast.

HB345782
Detail View Of Short Span Looking Northwest.

HB345783
View Of Northern End Of Bridge Looking Southeast.

HB345784
Detail View Of Support Piers On North Side Of Bridge And Entrance Ramp.

HB345785
Detail View Of Northern Entrance To Bridge And Walkway.

HB345786
Detail View Of Closed Roadway On Left Section Of Bridge Looking South.

HB345787
Detail View Of Closed Roadway On Left Section Of Bridge Looking South

HB345788
Detail View Of Entrance And Exit To Bridge Looking North

HB345789
Detail View Of Vertical Compression Member And Diagonals.

HB345790
Detail View Of Diagonals.

HB345791
View Looking Between The Trusses Snowing Pipe.

HB345792
Detail View Of Lower Chord Connection.

HB345793
Detail View Of Lower Chord Nip Vertical Connection

HB345794
Detail View Of Bridge Seats On Pier.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Inman Railroad Yards, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-44
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1978 demolished
Significance: The Marietta Road Bridge comprises a pair of three span pin connected Double Intersection Pratt through trusses. Its designer and/or fabricator are unknown but the technological character of the bridge is representative of many turn of the century American highway spans. It is uncertain whether this is the original location of the trusses as it is highly possible that they were relocated over the Inman yards after being removed from service elsewhere. The bridge is unusual in that the two lanes of traffic each occupy a separate bridge. There are relatively few surviving "double barrel" truss bridges of this type in America.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Transportation Engineering


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW OF BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH.
2. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST.
3. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST.
4. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
5. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
6. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
7. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH.
8. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
9. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
10. DETAIL VIEW OF SHORT SPAN LOOKING NORTHWEST.
11. VIEW OF NORTHERN END OF BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
12. DETAIL VIEW OF SUPPORT PIERS ON NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AND ENTRANCE RAMP.
13. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTHERN ENTRANCE TO BRIDGE AND WALKWAY.
14. DETAIL VIEW OF CLOSED ROADWAY ON LEFT SECTION OF BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTH.
15. DETAIL VIEW OF CLOSED ROADWAY ON LEFT SECTION OF BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTH
16. DETAIL VIEW OF ENTRANCE AND EXIT TO BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH
17. DETAIL VIEW OF VERTICAL COMPRESSION MEMBER AND DIAGONALS.
18. DETAIL VIEW OF DIAGONALS.
19. VIEW LOOKING BETWEEN THE TRUSSES SNOWING PIPE.
20. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTION.
21. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD NIP VERTICAL CONNECTION
22. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE SEATS ON PIER.


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