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Steel Bridge, Spanning Jackson Road at Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS



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HB738735
General View Of Bridge Elevation

HB738736
General View Of Bottom Chord Of Arch

HB738737
General View Of Bottom Chord Showing Lateral Bracing

HB738738
General View Of Deck And Railing

HB738739
Detail View Of Railing

HB738740
Detail View Of Arch Abutment And Spandrel Deck Supports

HB738741
Detail View Of Center Of Arch

HB738742
Detail View Of Hinge At Center Of Arch


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Jackson Road at Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg vicinity, MS

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MS-12
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N479).
Building/structure dates: 1903 initial construction
Significance: The steel arch bridge on Confederate Avenue in Vicksburg National Military Park is significant for its design. It is the only extant steel arch bridge in the State of Mississippi. The structure was included among a number of the state's historic bridges nominated for the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Steel Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Penn Bridge Company
James, Deborah, Delineator
Seale, Gregory, Delineator
Jones , Courtney, Historian
Faust, William, Photographer
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE ELEVATION
2. GENERAL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD OF ARCH
3. GENERAL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD SHOWING LATERAL BRACING
4. GENERAL VIEW OF DECK AND RAILING
5. DETAIL VIEW OF RAILING
6. DETAIL VIEW OF ARCH ABUTMENT AND SPANDREL DECK SUPPORTS
7. DETAIL VIEW OF CENTER OF ARCH
8. DETAIL VIEW OF HINGE AT CENTER OF ARCH


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