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Home > Iowa > Paris vicinity > Upper Paris Bridge, Spanning Wapsipinicon River at Sutton Road, Paris, Linn County, IA



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South Approach To Upper Paris Bridge Over The Wapsipinicon River Looking North/northwest.
HB418390
South Approach To Upper Paris Bridge Over The Wapsipinicon River Looking North/northwest.
North Approach To Upper Paris Bridge Looking South.
HB418391
North Approach To Upper Paris Bridge Looking South.
General View Of The West Side Looking East.
HB418392
General View Of The West Side Looking East.
General View Of The South Abutment And Approach Span Looking Northeast.
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General View Of The South Abutment And Approach Span Looking Northeast.
General View Of North Abutment And Approach Span Looking Northeast.
HB418394
General View Of North Abutment And Approach Span Looking Northeast.
General View Of Floor System And Lateral Bracing Looking South.
HB418395
General View Of Floor System And Lateral Bracing Looking South.
General View Of North Pier Looking Northeast.
HB418396
General View Of North Pier Looking Northeast.
General View Of The Web System Looking Southwest.
HB418397
General View Of The Web System Looking Southwest.
General View Of The Deck And Railing Looking South.
HB418398
General View Of The Deck And Railing Looking South.
Detail View Of Builders Plaque And Crest On North Portal Looking South.
HB418399
Detail View Of Builders Plaque And Crest On North Portal Looking South.
Detail View Of Hip Connection At South Portal Looking Northwest.
HB418400
Detail View Of Hip Connection At South Portal Looking Northwest.
Detail View Of Hip Connection And North Portal Bracing Looking West.
HB418401
Detail View Of Hip Connection And North Portal Bracing Looking West.
Detail Of Sway Bracing Looking Southwest.
HB418402
Detail Of Sway Bracing Looking Southwest.
General View Of Lower Chord Connections Looking South/southeast.
HB418403
General View Of Lower Chord Connections Looking South/southeast.
Detail Of Lower Chord Connection And Floor Bracing Looking West/southwest.
HB418404
Detail Of Lower Chord Connection And Floor Bracing Looking West/southwest.
Detail Of An Endshoe At North Approach Looking North.
HB418405
Detail Of An Endshoe At North Approach Looking North.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Wapsipinicon River at Sutton Road, Paris vicinity, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IA-83
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N254).
Building/structure dates: 1879 initial construction
National Register Number: 98000532
Significance: This Whipple through truss is structurally significant wagon crossing and a rare example of a double-intersection Pratt truss with the rare use of wrought iron components along with its truss configuration (diagonals extending over two panels). It is one of only eight pin-connected Whipple through trusses remaining in Iowa and is the longest of the eight.

Related Names
Wrought Iron Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH APPROACH TO UPPER PARIS BRIDGE OVER THE WAPSIPINICON RIVER LOOKING NORTH/NORTHWEST.
2. NORTH APPROACH TO UPPER PARIS BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTH.
3. GENERAL VIEW OF THE WEST SIDE LOOKING EAST.
4. GENERAL VIEW OF THE SOUTH ABUTMENT AND APPROACH SPAN LOOKING NORTHEAST.
5. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH ABUTMENT AND APPROACH SPAN LOOKING NORTHEAST.
6. GENERAL VIEW OF FLOOR SYSTEM AND LATERAL BRACING LOOKING SOUTH.
7. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH PIER LOOKING NORTHEAST.
8. GENERAL VIEW OF THE WEB SYSTEM LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
9. GENERAL VIEW OF THE DECK AND RAILING LOOKING SOUTH.
10. DETAIL VIEW OF BUILDERS PLAQUE AND CREST ON NORTH PORTAL LOOKING SOUTH.
11. DETAIL VIEW OF HIP CONNECTION AT SOUTH PORTAL LOOKING NORTHWEST.
12. DETAIL VIEW OF HIP CONNECTION AND NORTH PORTAL BRACING LOOKING WEST.
13. DETAIL OF SWAY BRACING LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
14. GENERAL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTIONS LOOKING SOUTH/SOUTHEAST.
15. DETAIL OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTION AND FLOOR BRACING LOOKING WEST/SOUTHWEST.
16. DETAIL OF AN ENDSHOE AT NORTH APPROACH LOOKING NORTH.
GENERAL VIEW OF THE WEST SIDE LOOKING EAST.


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