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Woonasquatucket Bridge, Spanning Woonasquatucket River, Providence, Providence County, RI



B&W Photos

HB1031329
North Side (promenade Street On Left)

HB1031330
North Side

HB1031331
South Side, View Looking Southwest Toward Station

HB1031332
North Side, View Looking Southwest

HB1031333
North Side, Detail Of Structure


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Woonasquatucket River, Providence, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-28
Building/structure dates: 1892 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1977 subsequent work
Significance: The bridge, unique in Rhode Island, is historically significant because of its large number of parallel trusses.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad
Barrett, William E., Photographer
Federal Railroad Administration, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH SIDE (PROMENADE STREET ON LEFT)
2. NORTH SIDE
3. SOUTH SIDE, VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST TOWARD STATION
4. NORTH SIDE, VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. NORTH SIDE, DETAIL OF STRUCTURE


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