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Duck Creek Bridge, Spanning Yellowstone River on Route 329, Southwest, Billings, Yellowstone County, MT



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Item Title


Location
Southwest, Billings vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-60
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is significant for its associations with the homestead boom in Montana. The bridge is an important representative example in Montana of the riveted Warren through truss. The bridge is also significant for its association with the Security Bridge Company, Billings, Montana, the most prolific of Montana's early 20th century bridge-building companies.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Miller, Ray M.
Security Bridge Company
Central States Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PROFILE, FACING SOUTHWEST
2. 3/4 VIEW, FACING SOUTH
3. SOUTHEAST PORTAL, FACING NORTHWEST
4. NORTHWEST PORTAL, FACING NORTHWEST
5. VIEW BETWEEN TRUSSES, FACING SOUTHEAST
6. DETAIL OF PANELS, FACING SOUTH
7. DETAIL OF RIVETED CONNECTION AT UPPER CHORD, FACING SOUTH
8. DETAIL OF FLOOR SYSTEM AT PIER, FACING SOUTHEAST
9. Photographic copy of microfilm of original construction drawing, dated February 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana.
10. Photographic copy of microfilm of construction drawing, dated February 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana.
11. Photographic copy of microfilm of construction drawing, dated February 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana.
12. Photographic copy of microfilm of original shop drawing by the Central States Bridge Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, dated May 25, 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana.
13. Photographic copy of microfilm of original shop drawing by the Central States Bridge Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, dated May 25, 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana. SWAY BRACING
14. Photographic copy of microfilm of original shop drawing by the Central States Bridge Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, dated May 25, 1915, in the possession of the Yellowstone County Surveyor, Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana. FLOOR SYSTEM


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