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Hobbs Bridge, Spanning Elk River on Curtis Road (A494), Coldwater, Lincoln County, TN



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Location
Spanning Elk River on Curtis Road (A494), Coldwater vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-23
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is the only known surviving Baltimore Petit truss bridge in Tennessee.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
King Iron Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH FROM THE FIELD
2. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
3. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
4. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
5. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
6. VIEW OF FLOOR BEAM ON WEST END, LOOKING EAST
7. VIEW OF FLOOR BEAM ON WEST END, LOOKING NORTH
8. VIEW OF LOW STEEL TRUSS ON EAST END WITH MASONRY ABUTMENTS, LOOKING NORTH
9. VIEW OF SPIDER CONNECTION AT MID POINT OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH
10. VIEW OF SPIDER CONNECTION AT MID POINT OF END POST, LOOKING WEST
11. VIEW OF CONNECTION AT MID POINT OF END POST, LOOKING WEST
12. VIEW OF HIP VERTICAL AT TOP CHORD, EAST END, LOOKING NORTH
13. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION, HIGH STEEL TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
14. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD, INTERMEDIATE POST ON WEST END, SOUTH SIDE, LOOKING EAST
15. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD, POST AT FIRST FULL VERTICAL, WEST END, SOUTH SIDE, LOOKING EAST
16. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION OF LOW STEEL TRUSS, WEST END, LOOKING NORTH
17. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD ON HIGH STEEL TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
18. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD ON HIGH STEEL TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
19. VIEW OF TOP CHORD CONNECTION, EAST END OF HIGH STEEL TRUSS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
20. VIEW OF MODIFIED HIP CONNECTION AT MID POINT OF END POSTS ON HIGH STEEL TRUSS, EAST END, LOOKING SOUTHEAST


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