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Enterprise Parker Truss Bridge, Spanning Smoky Hill River on K-43 Highway, Enterprise, Dickinson County, KS



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Smoky Hill River on K-43 Highway, Enterprise, KS

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KS-5
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: The Enterprise is a single span, steel and concrete, high through parker truss and is one of only twenty-nine remaining examples in the state. As a riveted truss, the Enterprise bridge represents a good example of late metal truss construction.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Clausen, A. A.
Gallop, R. F.
Yancy Construction Company
Kansas Department Of Transportation
Jochims, Larry, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST SIDE LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST
2. WEST SIDE LOOKING EAST-NORTHEAST
3. EAST SIDE LOOKING WEST-SOUTHWEST
4. EAST SIDE LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST
5. CAST STEEL BOLSTER--SOUTH ABUTMENT
6. UPPER END CHORD, VERTICAL, GUSSET PLATE AND END POST
7. UPPER INSIDE CHORD, VERTICAL, LATERAL STRUT, UPPER LATERAL & GUSSET PLATE, TWO DIAGONAL BRACES
8. UPPER INSIDE CHORD, VERTICAL, LATERAL STRUT, UPPER LATERAL & GUSSET PLATE, ONE DIAGONAL BRACE
9. TOP LATERAL STRUT BRACING
10. TOP LATERALS, LATERAL STRUT AND UPPER CHORD
11. COUNTER DIAGONAL BRACES
12. ROCKER ASSEMBLY AT NORTH PIER
13. PORTALS AND END POST LOOKING NORTH
14. PORTALS AND END POST LOOKING SOUTH
15. LOWER CHORD, STRINGER, FLOOR BEAM, LATERAL GUSSET PLATE & LATERAL BRACE
16. SOUTH ABUTMENT
17. NORTH PIER
18. GUSSET PLATE, LOWER CHORD AND UTILITY STEP
19. LOWER CHORD, VERTICAL, GUSSET PLATE AND UTILITY STEP
20. WEST SIDE SHOWING SIDEWALK
21. DECORATIVE RAIL ON SIDEWALK
22. NORTH END OF TRUSS LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST
23. LOWER CHORD, LATERAL BRACE, LATERAL GUSSET PLATE AND SIDEWALK STEP
24. SOUTH END LOOKING NORTH ALONG SIDEWALK


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