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Boylan Avenue Bridge, Boylan Avenue between West Martin & West Hargett S, Raleigh, Wake County, NC



B&W Photos

HB762620
Approach To Bridge Looking South (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762621
Approach To Bridge Looking North (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762622
East Elevation (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762623
West Elevation (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762624
Northwest Elevation (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762625
Understructure Looking South (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762626
Bridge Plate, Northwest Corner Of Bridge On Truss Member (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762627
Bridge Plate, On Top Of Southwest Abutment Wall (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)

HB762628
Bridge Plate, On Top Of Northeast Abutment Wall (8' X 10' Enlargement From 4' X 5' Negative)


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Item Title


Location
Boylan Avenue between West Martin & West Hargett S, Raleigh, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-20
Building/structure dates: 1913 initial construction
Significance: Two street-railway separation bridges are located on South Boylan Avenue between West Martin and West Hargett Streets. The inventoried bridge is a riveted structural street Warren through truss, 150.0 feet between main support pins, 24.0 foot clear roadway, and provides a minimum vertical clearance of 17.6 feet. Wooden deck sidewalks, 8.0 feet wide, are cantilevered outside the truss on each side. This bridge was built in 1913 for the Seaboard Airline Railway Company (presently the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Company). The reinforced concrete substructure was constructed by Charles V. York, Contractor, of Raleigh, North Carolina. The superstructure was fabricated and erected by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company of Roanoke, Virginia. The second bridge is reinforced concrete deck slab, 49 feet in length of three spans (16 feet, 17 feet, 16 feet), and provided a clear roadway width of 26.0 feet with 7 foot sidewalks on each side.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Railroad Industry
Bridge Construction


Related Names
York, Charles V.
Virginia Bridge & Iron Company
Tant, Demo, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. APPROACH TO BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTH (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
2. APPROACH TO BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
3. EAST ELEVATION (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
4. WEST ELEVATION (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
5. NORTHWEST ELEVATION (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' X 5' negative)
6. UNDERSTRUCTURE LOOKING SOUTH (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
7. BRIDGE PLATE, NORTHWEST CORNER OF BRIDGE ON TRUSS MEMBER (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
8. BRIDGE PLATE, ON TOP OF SOUTHWEST ABUTMENT WALL (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)
9. BRIDGE PLATE, ON TOP OF NORTHEAST ABUTMENT WALL (8' x 10' enlargement from 4' x 5' negative)


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