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Coram Bridge, Spanning Flathead River, Coram, Flathead County, MT



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Flathead River, Coram vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-20
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Significance: This two-span, pin-connected, Baltimore dock truss bridge across the Flat River is approached from either direction by plate girder spans between trestles. The two Baltimore spans are 230' in length. Vertical members extend upward from the mid-points of the inclined end-posts and the piers to support floor beams above. The bridge was built by the Great Northern RR along its transcontinental route...

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Bridges
Railroad Companies


Related Names
Burlington Northern Railroad
Great Northern Railroad
Northern Pacific Railroad
Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Quivic, Fredric L., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, GENERAL ELEVATION
2. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, ELEVATION OF WEST SPAN AND CENTRAL PIER
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, 3/4 ELEVATION WEST SPAN
4. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, 3/4 ELEVATION
5. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, 3/4 ELEVATION
6. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, BOTTOM CHORD AND UNDERSIDE OF DECK
7. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, TRESTLE AT WEST BANK
8. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF TRESTLE AND TRUSS BRIDGE SEAT
9. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF TRUSS SEAT AT PIERS
10. TRESTLE SUPPORT BRACING
11. DETAIL OF TURNBUCKLE AND EYEBARS
DETAIL OF TURNBUCKLE AND EYEBARS
VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, TRESTLE AT WEST BANK


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