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Half-Mound Bridge, Spanning Delaware River on Federal Aid Secondary R, Valley Falls, Jefferson County, KS



B&W Photos

HB476564
Distant View Of Southeast Side

HB476565
Northeast Truss Opening

HB476566
Southwest Truss Opening And Southeast Side

HB476567
Detail Of Lattice Work On Southwest Opening

HB476568
Detail Of Lattice Work And Planking Looking Northeast From Southwest Opening

HB476569
Detail Of Cable Bridge Railing

HB476570
Detail Of Pin Connection

HB476571
Detail Of Lower Chord On Southeast Side

HB476572
Detail Of Floor Beam Connection

HB476573
Detail Of Floor Beam And Upright Connection

HB476574
Detail Of Floor Beam Supports


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Delaware River on Federal Aid Secondary R, Valley Falls vicinity, KS

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KS-1
Building/structure dates: 1875 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Significance: The Half Mound Bridge is a rare surviving example of a Baltimore truss.

Subjects
Moving Of Structures
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
General Construction Company
Alva, Robert, Historian
Priem, Gerald, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW OF SOUTHEAST SIDE
2. NORTHEAST TRUSS OPENING
3. SOUTHWEST TRUSS OPENING AND SOUTHEAST SIDE
4. DETAIL OF LATTICE WORK ON SOUTHWEST OPENING
5. DETAIL OF LATTICE WORK AND PLANKING LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM SOUTHWEST OPENING
6. DETAIL OF CABLE BRIDGE RAILING
7. DETAIL OF PIN CONNECTION
8. DETAIL OF LOWER CHORD ON SOUTHEAST SIDE
9. DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAM CONNECTION
10. DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAM AND UPRIGHT CONNECTION
11. DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAM SUPPORTS


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