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Wells Street Bridge, Spanning Spy Run Creek at Wells Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN



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B&W Photos

HB471764
View Of The North Approach, Looking South

HB471765
View Of The South Approach, Looking North

HB471766
View Of The East Elevation, Looking West

HB471767
View Of The West Elevation, Looking East

HB471768
North And South Abutments, And View Of The Piers

HB471769
Oblique View, Looking Southeast

HB471770
Oblique View, Looking Southwest

HB471771
Abutment, Looking Northwest On North Bank

HB471772
Abutment, Looking Southeast From North Bank

HB471773
Detail, Northwest Abutment, Looking Northeast

HB471774
Railing And Bridge Surface Detail, Northwest Corner

HB471775
Builder's Plaque, East Side Of Bridge

HB471776
Commissioner's Plaque, West Side Of Bridge

HB471777
Underneath Bridge, Looking South From North Bank

HB471778
Underneath Bridge, Southeast Corner

HB471779
Arch Detail, Southwest Corner Of Bridge


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Spy Run Creek at Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-84
Significance: The Wells Street Bridge (Allen County Bridge No. 542) over the Spy Run Creek is an 88-foot long, single-span, reinforced concrete arch. The bridge appears to use the Melan system of reinforcing, a system largely abandoned by 1914. The Wells Street Bridge (Allen County Bridge No. 542) is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places based on its engineering significance at the local level.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF THE NORTH APPROACH, LOOKING SOUTH
2. VIEW OF THE SOUTH APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH
3. VIEW OF THE EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING WEST
4. VIEW OF THE WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST
5. NORTH AND SOUTH ABUTMENTS, AND VIEW OF THE PIERS
6. OBLIQUE VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
7. OBLIQUE VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHWEST ON NORTH BANK
9. ABUTMENT, LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM NORTH BANK
10. DETAIL, NORTHWEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHEAST
11. RAILING AND BRIDGE SURFACE DETAIL, NORTHWEST CORNER
12. BUILDER'S PLAQUE, EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE
13. COMMISSIONER'S PLAQUE, WEST SIDE OF BRIDGE
14. UNDERNEATH BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTH FROM NORTH BANK
15. UNDERNEATH BRIDGE, SOUTHEAST CORNER
16. ARCH DETAIL, SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BRIDGE


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