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Glendale Road Bridge, Spanning Deep Creek Lake on Glendale Road, McHenry, Garrett County, MD



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Location
Spanning Deep Creek Lake on Glendale Road, McHenry vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-88
Significance: Glendale Road Bridge is a two-span, steel Pennsylvania (Petit) truss bridge, with sub-struts, constructed in connection with the development of Deep Creek Lake by the Youghiogheny Hydroelectric Corporation in Garrett County, Maryland. Fabricated in 1924 by the McClintic-Marshall Construction Company under contract to the hydropower company and in cooperation with local government officials, the bridge carries Glendale Road over Deep Creek Lake in Garrett County, Maryland. The Glendale Bridge was determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places by the Maryland Historical Trust on November 8, 1991.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW, SHOWING GLENDALE ROAD BRIDGE WITHIN ITS SETTING AT GLENDALE ROAD CROSSING OF DEEP CREEK LAKE (PHOTOGRAPH BY RUTHVAN MORROW)
2. AERIAL VIEW, SHOWING GLENDALE ROAD BRIDGE WITHIN ITS SETTING AT GLENDALE ROAD CROSSING OF DEEP CREEK LAKE (PHOTOGRAPH BY RUTHVAN MORROW)
3. NORTH ELEVATION, STRUCTURE AND APPROACHES
4. SOUTH ELEVATION, STRUCTURE AND APPROACHES
5. EAST SPAN, FROM SOUTH, SHOWING STRUCTURAL CONFIGURATION, INCLUDING POLYGONAL TOP CHORD, TRUSS PANELS, EAST ABUTMENT, AND CENTRAL PIER
6. OBLIQUE VIEW, FROM SOUTHWEST, SHOWING WEST PORTAL, THROUGH TRUSSES OF WEST SPAN, AND PORTION OF WEST APPROACH
7. WEST PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, FROM WEST, SHOWING PORTAL CONFIGURATION AND LATERAL BRACING, STEEL MESH FLOOR, AND METAL RAILINGS
8. EAST PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, FROM EAST, SHOWING PORTAL CONFIGURATION AND LATERAL BRACING, STEEL MESH FLOOR, METAL RAILINGS, AND PORTION OF EAST APPROACH
9. OBLIQUE VIEW, PARTIAL WEST SPAN, FROM SOUTHWEST, SHOWING TRUSS PANELS AND SOLID CONFIGURATION OF TRUSS MEMBERS, INCLUDING POLYGONAL TOP CHORD, VERTICAL AND DIAGONAL MEMBERS, AND CROSS-STRUTS
10. DETAIL, PORTAL BRACING AND LATERAL BRACING THROUGH WEST PORTAL, FROM WEST
11. DETAIL, LATERAL BRACING AT U4, FROM BELOW AND WEST
12. DETAIL, WEST RAILING, FROM SOUTH, SHOWING LATTICE PATTERN OF METAL RAILING
13. DETAIL, U1 JOINT, FROM BELOW AND SOUTH, SHOWING RIVETED CONNECTION, AND INTERSECTION OF END POST, VERTICAL, DIAGONAL AND UPPER CHORD MEMBERS AND LATERAL BRACING
14. DETAIL, U3 JOINT, FROM BELOW AND SOUTH, SHOWING RIVETED CONNECTION, AND INTERSECTION OF TOP CHORD, VERTICAL U3-L3, DIAGONALS, AND LATERAL BRACING INCLUDING DOUBLE ANGLES WITH LACING BARS
15. DETAIL, UNDERSIDE OF DECK, FROM BELOW AND WEST, SHOWING STRUCTURAL CONFIGURATION, INCLUDING FLOOR BEAMS, STRINGERS, BRACING, AND STEEL MESH DECK
16. DETAIL, L1 JOINT, FROM BELOW AND SOUTH, SHOWING RIVETED CONNECTION, AND CONFIGURATION OF VERTICAL U1-I1, LOWER CHORD AND FLOOR SYSTEM
17. DETAIL, WEST ABUTMENT, FROM NORTH, SHOWING CONCRETE ABUTMENT, L0 JOINT AND BEARING, AND BEARING SEAT OF WEST ABUTMENT
18. DETAIL, L0 JOINT AND BEARING SEAT AT WEST ABUTMENT, FROM NORTH, SHOWING RIVETED CONNECTION OF BOTTOM CHORD AND END POST AT JOINT, AND FIXED SHOE


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