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Eighteenth Street Bridge, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



B&W Photos

HB696048
East Side Of North Approach Roadway

HB696049
View To Southwest Of Through Plate Girder Spans (north Approach).

HB696050
View To Southwest Of Masonry Piers Supporting Through Plate Girder Spans (north Approach).

HB696051
View To North Of Masonry Piers Beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (north Approach).

HB696052
Through Truss Span

HB696053
Through Truss Span

HB696054
Through Truss Span

HB696055
Through Truss Span

HB696056
View To North Of Masonry And Stone Piers Beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (north Appoach).

HB696057
View To South Of Masonry Piers Beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (north Approach).

HB696058
Pier No, 6

HB696059
Through Truss Span

HB696060
Through Truss Span

HB696061
Through Plate Girder And Through Truss Spans

HB696062
Railing Along East Side Of South Approach Roadway

HB696063
South Portal Of Through Truss Span (through Plate Girders In Mid- And Foreground)

HB696064
View To North Of South Portal Of Through Truss.

HB696065
View To North Of South Portal Of Through Truss.

HB696066
Cresting Above South Portal.

HB696067
Detail Of Finial, Cresting, And Perforated Trefoils Above North Portal.

HB696068
View To South Of North Portal Of Through Truss.

HB696069
View To South Of North Portal Of Through Truss.

HB696070
Photocopy Of General Plan (1911) Sheet 1

HB696071
Photocopy Of General Plan (1906) Sheet 2

HB696072
Photocopy Of General Plan (1910) Sheet 3

HB696073
Photocopy Of Pier 5 Plan (1910) Sheet 11

HB696074
Photocopy Of Details Of Reinforced Concrete Top (1907) Sheet 12

HB696075
Photocopy Of Pier 8 Plan (1909) Sheet 17

HB696076
Photocopy Of Intersection Of Eighteenth Street And Clark Avenue And Approaches - Stonework Of North Approach Of Eighteenth Street Bridge (1909) Sheet 25

HB696077
Photocopy Of Cross Sections Of North Approach (date Unknown) Sheet 26

HB696078
Photocopy Of Details Of Steel, Span 3-4 (1906) Sheet 33

HB696079
Photocopy Of General Plan Of Main Span (1906) Sheet 35

HB696080
Photocopy Of Details For Span 4-5 (1907) Sheet 36

HB696081
Photocopy Of Portal View Of Main Span (1906) Sheet 37

HB696082
Photocopy Of Details Of Floor Beams And Floor For Main Span (1906) Sheet 38

HB696083
Photocopy Of Sections Of Main Span (date Unknown) Sheet 40

HB696084
Photocopy Of Details Of Floor Beams And Floor For 4-panel Plate Girder Spans (1906) Sheet 48


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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MO-10
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The Eighteenth Street Bridge is a 1,054-foot-long through-truss and through-plate girder structure with distinctive ornamentation over each truss portal in the form of finials and cresting, and perforated trefoils in the bridge's spandrels. Punched holes in the cresting over the top of each portal spell out the words "Eighteenth Street."

Subjects
Commerce
Civil Engineering
Transportation


Related Names
American Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. East Side of North Approach Roadway. View to Southwest.
2. View to Southwest of Through Plate Girder Spans (North Approach).
3. View to Southwest of Masonry Piers supporting Through Plate Girder Spans (North Approach).
4. View to North of Masonry Piers beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (North Approach).
5. Through Truss Span. View to Southwest.
6. Through Truss Span. View to Southeast.
7. Through Truss Span. View to East.
8. Through Truss Span. View to West.
9. View to North of Masonry and Stone Piers beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (North Appoach).
10. View to South of Masonry Piers beneath Through Plate Girder Spans (North Approach).
11. Pier No, 6. View to Northeast.
12. Through Truss Span. View to Northwest.
13. Through Truss Span. View to Northwest.
14. Through Plate Girder and Through Truss Spans. View to North from East Side.
15. Railing along East Side of South Approach Roadway. View to North.
16. South Portal of Through Truss Span (Through Plate Girders in Mid- and Foreground). View to North.
17. View to North of South Portal of Through Truss.
18. View to North of South Portal of Through Truss.
19. Cresting Above South Portal.
20. Detail of Finial, Cresting, and Perforated Trefoils Above North Portal.
21. View to South of North Portal of Through Truss.
22. View to South of North Portal of Through Truss.
23. Photocopy of General Plan (1911) Sheet 1
24. Photocopy of General Plan (1906) Sheet 2
25. Photocopy of General Plan (1910) Sheet 3
26. Photocopy of Pier 5 Plan (1910) Sheet 11
27. Photocopy of Details of Reinforced Concrete Top (1907) Sheet 12
28. Photocopy of Pier 8 Plan (1909) Sheet 17
29. Photocopy of Intersection of Eighteenth Street and Clark Avenue and Approaches - Stonework of North Approach of Eighteenth Street Bridge (1909) Sheet 25
30. Photocopy of Cross Sections of North Approach (Date Unknown) Sheet 26
31. Photocopy of Details of Steel, Span 3-4 (1906) Sheet 33
32. Photocopy of General Plan of Main Span (1906) Sheet 35
33. Photocopy of Details for Span 4-5 (1907) Sheet 36
34. Photocopy of Portal View of Main Span (1906) Sheet 37
35. Photocopy of Details of Floor Beams and Floor for Main Span (1906) Sheet 38
36. Photocopy of Sections of Main Span (Date Unknown) Sheet 40
37. Photocopy of Details of Floor Beams and Floor for 4-Panel Plate Girder Spans (1906) Sheet 48


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