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Waverly Street Bridge, Spanning George's Creek, Westernport, MD, Westernport, Allegany County, MD



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Item Title
Waverly Street Bridge, Spanning George's Creek, Westernport, MD, Westernport, Allegany County, MD

Location
MD, Westernport, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-83
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-29).
Building/structure dates: 1892 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1992
Significance: The Waverly Street Bridge is significant as one of the few remaining bowstring arch-truss bridges in Maryland. The bowstring arch truss was one of the first metal trusses to be widely used in nineteenth century America. The Waverly Street Bridge was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Youngstown Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW EAST, WEST ELEVATION
2. VIEW SOUTHEAST, NORTH ELEVATION AND WEST APPROACH
3. VIEW EAST, EAST ABUTMENT AND FLOOR BEAMS
4. VIEW SOUTHEAST, EAST ABUTMENT AND FLOOR BEAMS
5. VIEW WEST, WEST ABUTMENT
6. VIEW NORTHWEST, WEST ABUTMENT AND LOWER CHORD
7. VIEW SOUTH, DETAIL OF LOWER CHORDS AND PIN
8. DETAIL OF LOWER CHORD, NORTH ARCH
9. DETAIL OF FIXED BEARING SHOE, SOUTHEAST CORNER
10. DETAIL OF MOVEABLE BEARING SHOE, SOUTHWEST CORNER
11. DETAIL OF TYPICAL UPPER PIN ASSEMBLE, NORTH ARCH


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