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Kentucky Route 840 Bridge, Spanning Cumberland River, Loyall, Harlan County, KY



B&W Photos

HB488720
General View Of Bridge

HB488721
View Of East Approach Portal

HB488722
View Of Interior Web, Looking West

HB488723
View Of West Approach Portal

HB488724
Detail View Of Builder/date Plate

HB488725
Detail Exterior View Of Upper Panel Point

HB488726
Detail Interior View Of Upper Panel Point

HB488727
Detail View Of Lower Panel Point

HB488728
View Of Abutment And Pin-connected Bearing

HB488729
Detail View Of Pin-connected Bearing

HB488730
General View Of Floor System


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Cumberland River, Loyall, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KY-14
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: The Kentucky Route 840 Bridge is the longest of six Baltimore Petit trusses built in Kentucky, and the best example of the three bridges built by the Vincennes Bridge Company in Harlan County in 1924.

Subjects
Metal Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Vincennes Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE
2. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH PORTAL
3. VIEW OF INTERIOR WEB, LOOKING WEST
4. VIEW OF WEST APPROACH PORTAL
5. DETAIL VIEW OF BUILDER/DATE PLATE
6. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW OF UPPER PANEL POINT
7. DETAIL INTERIOR VIEW OF UPPER PANEL POINT
8. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER PANEL POINT
9. VIEW OF ABUTMENT AND PIN-CONNECTED BEARING
10. DETAIL VIEW OF PIN-CONNECTED BEARING
11. GENERAL VIEW OF FLOOR SYSTEM


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