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Central of Georgia Railway, Bay Street Viaduct, U.S. 17 & Bay Street, spanning Central of Georgia , Savannah, Chatham County, GA



B&W Photos

HB368578
Aerial Perspective Of North Elevation, Looking Southeast

HB368579
Aerial Perspective Of North Elevation, Looking Southwest

HB368580
Aerial Perspective Of South Elevation, Looking North

HB368581
Aerial Perspective Showing Majority Of South Elevation, Looking North

HB368582
View Of West Approach, Looking East

HB368583
View Of East Approach (span Of Talmadge Bridge In Foreground), Looking West

HB368584
View Of South Elevation As It Transitions To The Fill Of The Eastern Approach (talmadge Bridge In Background), Looking Northeast

HB368585
View Of South Elevation (representative Of Appearance Of Both Elevations), Looking Northwest

HB368586
View Of South Elevation And One Of Three Wide Spans Located Along Length Of Bridge To Accommodate Roads Or Railways, Looking North

HB368587
Representative Detail View Of Cantilevered Deck And Construction Of Bridge Substructure

HB368588
Representative Detail View Of Railing (incised Pattern Is Used On Both Sides Of The Parapet)

HB368589
Representative View Of Underside Of Deck, Looking West From Under Bridge At Its Easternmost Wide Span


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Item Title


Location
spanning Central of Georgia, Savannah, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-70
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Significance: The Bay Street Viaduct is representative of an intact example of an early 20th century viaduct built to span railroad tracks and yards. It is a relatively rare example for an important type of 20th century structure in Georgia. The Bay Street Viaduct is one of five viaducts, similar in age and length, spanning railroad facilities in the State. It is also the longest of these five viaducts in Georgia.

Related Names
Otto, Olaf
Central Of Georgia Railroad


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
4. AERIAL PERSPECTIVE SHOWING MAJORITY OF SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
5. VIEW OF WEST APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
6. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH (SPAN OF TALMADGE BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND), LOOKING WEST
7. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION AS IT TRANSITIONS TO THE FILL OF THE EASTERN APPROACH (TALMADGE BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND), LOOKING NORTHEAST
8. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION (REPRESENTATIVE OF APPEARANCE OF BOTH ELEVATIONS), LOOKING NORTHWEST
9. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION AND ONE OF THREE WIDE SPANS LOCATED ALONG LENGTH OF BRIDGE TO ACCOMMODATE ROADS OR RAILWAYS, LOOKING NORTH
10. REPRESENTATIVE DETAIL VIEW OF CANTILEVERED DECK AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE
11. REPRESENTATIVE DETAIL VIEW OF RAILING (INCISED PATTERN IS USED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE PARAPET)
12. REPRESENTATIVE VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF DECK, LOOKING WEST FROM UNDER BRIDGE AT ITS EASTERNMOST WIDE SPAN


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