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Fort Keogh Bridge, Spanning Yellowstone River, Miles City, Custer County, MT



B&W Photos

HB745133
View Looking Northeast, General Elevation Of Two Baltimore Trusses And Camelback Truss

HB745134
View Looking East, General Elevation

HB745135
View Looking Southwest, General Elevation

HB745136
View Looking East, Elevation Of Baltimore Trusses

HB745137
View Looking South, Elevation Of Baltimore Trusses

HB745138
View Looking Southeast, 3/4 Elevation Of Baltimore Trusses

HB745139
View Looking East, Elevation Of Baltimore Trusses Partially Obscured By Vegetation

HB745140
View Looking Northeast, Elevation Of Pratt Truss

HB745141
View Looking West, Detail Of 2nd Baltimore Truss Showing South Pier

HB745142
View Looking North, 'barrel Shot' Showing Wooden Deck Construction

HB745143
View Looking South, Detail Of Pratt Truss Portal

HB745144
View Looking North, 'barrel Shot' From End Of Pratt Truss

HB745145
View Looking South, General View Of Bridge Approach

HB745146
View Looking Northeast, Detail Of Pier Supporting The Baltimore Trusses

HB745147
View Looking West, Detail Of Bridge Seat On Pier

HB745148
Detail View Of Subdivided Panel Point Pin Connection At Center Of Baltimore Truss

HB745149
Detail View Of Subdivided Panel Point Pin Connection At End Of Baltimore Truss


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Yellowstone River, Miles City vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-13
Building/structure dates: 1902 initial construction
Significance: The bridge was erected in 1902 by W.S. Hewett & Co. of Minneapolis. The bridge was constructed with two pin-connected Pennsylvania through trusses, one steel plate girder approach span, one pin-connected Pratt pony truss span and a number of timber stringers approaches (since replaced). Prior to its construction, the nearest bridge crossing the Yellowstone was at Glendive, some 70 miles downstream...

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
W.S. Hewett & Company
U.S.D.A. Livestock & Range Research Station
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Fitzsimons, Greg, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, GENERAL ELEVATION OF TWO BALTIMORE TRUSSES AND CAMELBACK TRUSS
2. VIEW LOOKING EAST, GENERAL ELEVATION
3. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, GENERAL ELEVATION
4. VIEW LOOKING EAST, ELEVATION OF BALTIMORE TRUSSES
5. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, ELEVATION OF BALTIMORE TRUSSES
6. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, 3/4 ELEVATION OF BALTIMORE TRUSSES
7. VIEW LOOKING EAST, ELEVATION OF BALTIMORE TRUSSES PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY VEGETATION
8. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, ELEVATION OF PRATT TRUSS
9. VIEW LOOKING WEST, DETAIL OF 2ND BALTIMORE TRUSS SHOWING SOUTH PIER
10. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, 'BARREL SHOT' SHOWING WOODEN DECK CONSTRUCTION
11. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, DETAIL OF PRATT TRUSS PORTAL
12. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, 'BARREL SHOT' FROM END OF PRATT TRUSS
13. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE APPROACH
14. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF PIER SUPPORTING THE BALTIMORE TRUSSES
15. VIEW LOOKING WEST, DETAIL OF BRIDGE SEAT ON PIER
16. DETAIL VIEW OF SUBDIVIDED PANEL POINT PIN CONNECTION AT CENTER OF BALTIMORE TRUSS
17. DETAIL VIEW OF SUBDIVIDED PANEL POINT PIN CONNECTION AT END OF BALTIMORE TRUSS
VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, GENERAL ELEVATION
VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, DETAIL OF PORTAL BRACING AND BRIDGE
NORTH PORTAL FROM NORTHEAST
VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, 3/4 ELEVATION


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