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Hopewell Bridge, Spanning Little Sandy River, Hopewell, Greenup County, KY



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B&W Photos

HB493859
Western Portal Looking East.

HB493860
Portal Bracing Detail.

HB493861
Eastern Abutment With Inclined Endpost And Double Intersection Bracing.

HB493862
Downstream Elevation Looking North, Revealing Span As A Whipple-murphy Or Double Intersection Pratt Truss.

HB493863
Western Abutment, Showing Main Span.

HB493864
Detail Lower Chord And Intersection With Vertical Members With Floor Beams.

HB493865
Lower Chord Detail.

HB493866
Interior View Of Inclined Endposts With Top Chord At East Abutment.

HB493867
Phoenix Column Detail

HB493868
Central Panel Tension Member Junction.

HB493869
Western Abutment Detail.


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning Little Sandy River, Hopewell, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KY-36

Subjects
Metal Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WESTERN PORTAL LOOKING EAST.
2. PORTAL BRACING DETAIL.
3. EASTERN ABUTMENT WITH INCLINED ENDPOST AND DOUBLE INTERSECTION BRACING.
4. DOWNSTREAM ELEVATION LOOKING NORTH, REVEALING SPAN AS A WHIPPLE-MURPHY OR DOUBLE INTERSECTION PRATT TRUSS.
5. WESTERN ABUTMENT, SHOWING MAIN SPAN.
6. DETAIL LOWER CHORD AND INTERSECTION WITH VERTICAL MEMBERS WITH FLOOR BEAMS.
7. LOWER CHORD DETAIL.
8. INTERIOR VIEW OF INCLINED ENDPOSTS WITH TOP CHORD AT EAST ABUTMENT.
9. PHOENIX COLUMN DETAIL. NOTE DIFFERENT THICKNESS OF DIAGONAL TENSION RODS BASED ON PRESUMED CALCULATED STRESS LEVELS.
10. CENTRAL PANEL TENSION MEMBER JUNCTION.
11. WESTERN ABUTMENT DETAIL.


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