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Meridian Street Bridge, Spanning Salamonie River at State Road 27, Portland, Jay County, IN



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B&W Photos

HB472360
Looking South Along Meridian Street Showing The Bridge Location Just South Of The Downtown Commercial Area.

HB472361
Looking North Along Meridian Street Showing The View Through The Bridge.

HB472362
Looking South Along Meridian Street Showing The View Through The Bridge.

HB472363
Looking West At The Bridge Showing A Side View Of The Bridge In Its Natural Setting.

HB472364
Looking Southwest Through The Bridge Arches Showing The Concrete Pillars And Detail On The Arches.

HB472365
Looking At The Northeast Corner Of The Bridge And Showing A Lamp Post, Planter, And Plaque.

HB472366
View Of Plaque Located At The Northeast Corner.

HB472367
View Of Steel Sidewalk Railing.

HB472368
Looking West At The Southwest Bridge Corner Showing The Lamp Post And Planter.

HB472369
View Of Underside Of Bridge Showing The Floor Beams.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Salamonie River at State Road 27, Portland, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-93
Significance: The bridge is the only reinforced concrete thru arch bridge remaining in Indiana.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges
Concrete Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING SOUTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE BRIDGE LOCATION JUST SOUTH OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL AREA.
2. LOOKING NORTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE VIEW THROUGH THE BRIDGE.
3. LOOKING SOUTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE VIEW THROUGH THE BRIDGE.
4. LOOKING WEST AT THE BRIDGE SHOWING A SIDE VIEW OF THE BRIDGE IN ITS NATURAL SETTING.
5. LOOKING SOUTHWEST THROUGH THE BRIDGE ARCHES SHOWING THE CONCRETE PILLARS AND DETAIL ON THE ARCHES.
6. LOOKING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE BRIDGE AND SHOWING A LAMP POST, PLANTER, AND PLAQUE.
7. VIEW OF PLAQUE LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER.
8. VIEW OF STEEL SIDEWALK RAILING.
9. LOOKING WEST AT THE SOUTHWEST BRIDGE CORNER SHOWING THE LAMP POST AND PLANTER.
10. VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE SHOWING THE FLOOR BEAMS.


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