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John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge, Spanning Cumberland River, on Old State Route 13, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN



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Item Title


Location
on Old State Route 13, Clarksville, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-21
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
National Register Number: NR
Significance: The bridge is an example of the K-truss, one of only two known to exist in Tennessee. The bridge also is historically significant as one of the first bridge built by the Tennessee State Highway Department. It was also the first major federal aid bridge project in Tennessee.

Subjects
Business & Finance
Civil Engineering
Concrete Girder Bridges


Related Names
Tennessee State Highway Department
Gould Contracting Company
Nashville Bridge Company
Cunningham, John T.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF BRIDGE IN SETTING, LOOKING WEST
2. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
3. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, EAST TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
4. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, WEST TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
5. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION WITH K-TRUSS IN CENTER, LOOKING SOUTH
6. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
7. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
8. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
9. VIEW OF VIADUCT, EAST APPROACH, LOOKING SOUTH
10. VIEW OF TOP CHORD CONNECTION, K-TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
11. VIEW OF TOP CHORD CONNECTION, K-TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
12. VIEW OF TOP CHORD CONNECTION, K-TRUSS, LOOKING UP
13. VIEW OF CONNECTION, WEST TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
14. VIEW OF K-CONNECTION, NORTH SIDE OF CENTER TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
15. VIEW OF K-CONNECTION, NORTH SIDE OF CENTER TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH


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