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Brookside Park Bridge, Spanning Big Creek & Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH



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Location
Spanning Big Creek & Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-14

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Drawing showing detail of foot bridge across Big Creek at Brookside Park, dated 8-1-05. Drawing shows detail of the arch of the Brookside Park footbridge, the first three hinged concrete arch in the United States. The Brookside Park Bridge of 1909 was partially patterned after this earlier bridge. Drawings courtesy of Parks Department, City of Cleveland, Ohio.
2. Drawing of arch over Big Creek for zoo at Brookside park, dated May 16, 1909.
3. Postcard view of the 1905 Brookside Park Footbridge, the first three-hinged concrete arch in the United States. The 1909 Brookside Park Bridge was partially patterned after this earlier structure. Postcard courtesy of Carol Poh Miller, Cleveland, Ohio.
4. Footbridge across Big Creek at Brookside Park (July 1905). This drawing is for the 1905 footbridge, now demolished. Drawing courtesy of the Parks Department, City of Cleveland.
5. General view of bridge.


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