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Dentville Road Bridge, Spanning Hiawassee River on Dentville Road, Benton, Polk County, TN



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B&W Photos

HB1086275
General View Of Bridge From Northwest.

HB1086276
Overall Elevation From Northeast.

HB1086277
Overall Elevation From Northwest.

HB1086278
Barrel View From End Of Viaduct To Span 1.

HB1086279
Barrel View From Span 1 To End Of Viaduct.

HB1086280
Barrel View From Span 3 To Span 1.

HB1086281
Elevation Of Span 1 From Southeast.

HB1086282
Elevation Of Span 2 From Southeast.

HB1086283
Elevation Of Truss 3 From Southeast.

HB1086284
Elevation Of Viaduct From Southeast.

HB1086285
Through View Of Viaduct From Northeast.

HB1086286
Typical Portal Detail.

HB1086287
Typical Top Chord Connection On Spans 2 And 3.

HB1086288
Typical Parker Top Chord Connection.

HB1086289
Typical Bottom Chord Connection On Pratt Trusses.

HB1086290
Bottom Chord Connections On Spans 1 And 2.

HB1086291
Oblique View Of Viaduct From Southeast.

HB1086292
Detail Of Bridge Plaque.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Hiawassee River on Dentville Road, Benton vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-5
Significance: The bridge is a representative example of both the through Parker and Pratt trusses. It is also significant due to its local historical associations and its association with the Joliet Bridge and Iron Co...

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM NORTHWEST.
2. OVERALL ELEVATION FROM NORTHEAST.
3. OVERALL ELEVATION FROM NORTHWEST.
4. BARREL VIEW FROM END OF VIADUCT TO SPAN 1.
5. BARREL VIEW FROM SPAN 1 TO END OF VIADUCT.
6. BARREL VIEW FROM SPAN 3 TO SPAN 1.
7. ELEVATION OF SPAN 1 FROM SOUTHEAST.
8. ELEVATION OF SPAN 2 FROM SOUTHEAST.
9. ELEVATION OF TRUSS 3 FROM SOUTHEAST.
10. ELEVATION OF VIADUCT FROM SOUTHEAST.
11. THROUGH VIEW OF VIADUCT FROM NORTHEAST.
12. TYPICAL PORTAL DETAIL.
13. TYPICAL TOP CHORD CONNECTION ON SPANS 2 AND 3.
14. TYPICAL PARKER TOP CHORD CONNECTION.
15. TYPICAL BOTTOM CHORD CONNECTION ON PRATT TRUSSES.
16. BOTTOM CHORD CONNECTIONS ON SPANS 1 AND 2.
17. OBLIQUE VIEW OF VIADUCT FROM SOUTHEAST.
18. DETAIL OF BRIDGE PLAQUE.


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