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River Vale Bridge, Spanning White River on County Road 27, Bedford, Marion County, IN



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B&W Photos

HB468713
Up-stream Elevation From North Bank.

HB468714
Down-stream Elevation From South Bank.

HB468715
Elevation Looking South From North Bank.

HB468716
View From South Showing Two Trusses.

HB468717
South Approach.

HB468718
North Approach, Looking South Towards Bridge.

HB468719
North Approach.

HB468720
South Portals And Back View Of Plaque.

HB468721
Shows U7l7 Mid-chord Connection.

HB468722
Typical Interior Portal.

HB468723
Close-up Of Mid-height U7l7 Connection.

HB468724
Mid-span Of Structure Showing Railing And Bridge Deck.

HB468725
South Abutment.

HB468726
West Side View Of Center Pier.

HB468727
Underside Of North Span.

HB468728
Side View Of North Abutment.

HB468729
Remains Old Wall Along North Approach (west Side).

HB468730
Dedication Plaque At South End Portal.


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning White River on County Road 27, Bedford vicinity, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-58
Significance: The bridge is one of the best of ten surviving examples of a pin-connected Pennsylvania Through Truss with sub-ties one in the state of Indiana. This bridge is of local significance.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Metal Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Up-stream elevation from north bank.
2. Down-stream elevation from south bank.
3. Elevation looking south from north bank.
4. View from south showing two trusses.
5. South approach.
6. North approach, looking south towards bridge.
7. North approach.
8. South portals and back view of plaque.
9. Shows U7L7 mid-chord connection.
10. Typical interior portal.
11. Close-up of mid-height U7L7 connection.
12. Mid-span of structure showing railing and bridge deck.
13. South abutment.
14. West side view of center pier.
15. Underside of north span.
16. Side view of north abutment.
17. Remains old wall along north approach (west side).
18. Dedication Plaque at south end portal.


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