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Riverside-Independence Bridge, Spanning Wabash River at County Road 500, Riverside, Fountain County, IN



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Item Title
BWPhotos 064545

Location
Spanning Wabash River at County Road 500, Riverside vicinity, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-67
Building/structure dates: 1904 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1960 subsequent work
Part of building/structure is in Independence vicinity, Warren County, IN.
Significance: The Riverside-Independence Bridge was one of the largest double-intersection Warren through truss iron bridges built in Indiana, and is of local significance. The structure, which is largely intact, was designed and constructed by the Attica Bridge Company in 1905 and remains as an important example of this short-lived company's work.

Subjects
Iron Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Attica Bridge Company
Gemmer, W. H.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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