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Delphi Bridge on U.S. Route 421, Spanning Deer Creek at U.S. Route 421, Delphi, Carroll County, IN



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Deer Creek at U.S. Route 421, Delphi, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-91
Significance: The concrete bridge is located within and contributes to the National Register of Historic Places-eligible Delphi Historic District. The structure is a good example of early 20th century reinforced concrete bridge design and construction.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Concrete Arch Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING WEST OF THE EAST ELEVATION OF THE BRIDGE, SHOWING THE BROACHED DAM, THE CONCRETE AND ASHLAR RETAINING WALL AND THE SWIMMING STEPS.
2. TAKEN FROM THE NORTH BANK, LOOKING EAST TOWARD THE WEST ELEVATION, THIS IMAGE HIGHLIGHTS THE BULL-NOSED PIER AND THE DOUBLE ARCHES.
3. A VIEW TAKEN FROM THE SIDEWALK ON THE SOUTH APPROACH TO THE BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE TRUCK BODY WORKS AND A PORTION OF DOWNTOWN DELPHI.
4. A PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN FROM THE NORTH PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTH ON US 421. THE BANNISTER AND SIDEWALKS ARE THE ONLY MANIFESTATIONS OF THE BRIDGE.
7. AN IMAGE TAKEN FROM THE SOUTH BANK LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE NORTHEAST ABUTMENT OF THE BRIDGE WITH ITS STONE ASHLAR AS WELL AS THE CONCRETE RETAINING WALLS.
8. A VIEW LOOKING SOUTH EAST FROM THE NORTH BANK SHOWING THE NORTHWEST ABUTMENT OF THE BRIDGE AND ILLUSTRATING CONCRETE DECAY ON THE OVERHAND AND PIER.
13. DETAIL: A CLOSE-UP VIEW OF TWO UNEQUAL WIDTH CONCRETE BRACKETS AND THE LARGE CAST ANCONE WHICH SUPPORTS A QUIRK IN THE CONCRETE BALUSTRADE.


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