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Promenade Street Bridge, Spanning Woonasquatucket & Moshassuck Rivers, Providence, Providence County, RI



B&W Photos

HB1031418
Looking West From Site Of East Side Railroad Viaduct

HB1031419
Southeast Corner

HB1031420
View To Northwest

HB1031421
View To Northeast, Moshassuck River In Foreground

HB1031422
Promenade Street Bridge And Woonasquatucket River Bridges, View To East

HB1031423
Looking Northwest Toward State House From Roadway

HB1031424
View Looking West On Promenade Street Under Viaduct

HB1031425
Looking North From Roadway, Showing Decorative Fencing

HB1031426
Detail Of Bridge Fencing

HB1031427
Looking Southeast Along Woonasquatucket River (at Low Tide)

HB1031428
View Of Substructure

HB1031429
Detail Of Corrugated Steel Decking


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Woonasquatucket & Moshassuck Rivers, Providence, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-30
Building/structure dates: 1894 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is historically significant as part of the station and East Side Tunnel viaduct which contributed to the regional rail transportation network. Unique construction techniques make the structure significant for its engineering.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Amtrak
Providence & Worcester Railroad
Barrett, William E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING WEST FROM SITE OF EAST SIDE RAILROAD VIADUCT
2. SOUTHEAST CORNER
3. VIEW TO NORTHWEST
4. VIEW TO NORTHEAST, MOSHASSUCK RIVER IN FOREGROUND
5. PROMENADE STREET BRIDGE AND WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER BRIDGES, VIEW TO EAST
6. LOOKING NORTHWEST TOWARD STATE HOUSE FROM ROADWAY
7. VIEW LOOKING WEST ON PROMENADE STREET UNDER VIADUCT
8. LOOKING NORTH FROM ROADWAY, SHOWING DECORATIVE FENCING
9. DETAIL OF BRIDGE FENCING
10. LOOKING SOUTHEAST ALONG WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER (AT LOW TIDE)
11. VIEW OF SUBSTRUCTURE
12. DETAIL OF CORRUGATED STEEL DECKING


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