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Bacon Bridge, Spanning Moniteau Creek, Bacon, Moniteau County, MO



B&W Photos

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Distant View Looking Southeast

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South Portal, View To North

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North Portal, View To South

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Main Span And Piers Looking Southwest

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North Abutment

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Masonry Piers On Left Bank

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Underside And Masonry Pier On Right Bank

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Top Chord Connection

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Upper Portal Connection

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Lower Panel Connection


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Moniteau Creek, Bacon vicinity, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MO-32
Significance: Bacon Bridge (Moniteau Bridge #2) is one of the earliest surviving Pratt through truss bridges in central Missouri. Preserved in the evolution of this structure is the record of the struggle between its engineers and sometimes malevolent Moniteau Creek.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Iron Truss Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. SOUTH PORTAL, VIEW TO NORTH
3. NORTH PORTAL, VIEW TO SOUTH
4. MAIN SPAN AND PIERS LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. NORTH ABUTMENT
6. MASONRY PIERS ON LEFT BANK
7. UNDERSIDE AND MASONRY PIER ON RIGHT BANK
8. TOP CHORD CONNECTION
9. UPPER PORTAL CONNECTION
10. LOWER PANEL CONNECTION


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