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Roberts Bluff Bridge, .5 mile East of Blackwater, Blackwater, Cooper County, MO



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Location
.5 mile East of Blackwater, Blackwater vicinity, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MO-33
Significance: The Roberts Bluff Bridge constructed by A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City, Missouri represents a well preserved example of the rapidly disappearing Parker through truss bridge form in the Midwest region.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BRIDGE LOOKING UPSTREAM FROM THE EAST
2. MAIN SPAN LOOKING DOWNSTREAM FROM THE WEST
3. VIEW LOOKING FROM RIGHT BANK DOWNSTREAM
4. NORTH PORTAL
5. SOUTH PORTAL
6. BRIDGE PLATE SOUTH PORTAL
7. NORTH ABUTMENT
8. UNDERSIDE FROM LEFT BANK DOWN STREAM
9. LEFT BANK PIERS MAIN SPAN
10. UPPER CHORD CONNECTION
11. PORTAL CONNECTION
12. LOWER PANEL CONNECTION
13. Photocopy of photograph (original in the possession of the Cooper County Court) Photographer Lloyd Grotjan (1987). VIEW OF MAIN SPAN PROPOSAL
15. Photocopy of photograph (original in the possession of the Cooper County Court) Photographer Lloyd Grotjan (1987). ORIGINAL BLUEPRINT OF NORTH END APPROACH STRUCTURE


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