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Austin Peay Bridge, State Route 56 spanning Cumberland River, Gainesboro, Jackson County, TN



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Item Title
Austin Peay Bridge, State Route 56 spanning Cumberland River, Gainesboro, Jackson County, TN

Location
State Route 56 spanning Cumberland River, Gainesboro, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-28
Building/structure dates: 1926 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is the only known extant K-truss in the Federal Highway Administration's Southeast Region. The bridge also is historically significant for its associations with the early development of Tennessee's Highway Department.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Hornal, George, Photographer
Durbin, Jeffrey, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL ELEVATION AND SETTING, EAST SIDE OF THE BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
2. OVERALL ELEVATION AND SETTING, WEST SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
3. OVERALL ELEVATION OF THREE TRUSS SPANS, EAST SIDE, LOOKING WEST
4. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF THREE TRUSS SPANS, LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF WARREN TRUSS SHOWING BOTTOM CHORD CONNECTION, LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. BARREL VIEW OF SOUTH END OF WARREN TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
7. BARREL VIEW OF NORTH END OF WARREN TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
8. BARREL VIEW OF NORTH END OF CONCRETE VIADUCT, LOOKING SOUTH
9. DETAIL OF TOP CHORD CONNECTION EAST SIDE OF K-TRUSS
10. DETAIL OF HANDRAIL, EAST SIDE OF WARREN TRUSS, LOOKING EAST
11. DETAIL OF STAMPED MANUFACTURER'S NAME: 'B. S. CO. LACKAWANA,' EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
12. DETAIL OF PIER NUMBER 3, LOOKING SOUTH
13. BARREL VIEW OF CONCRETE VIADUCT UNDERSIDE, LOOKING NORTH
14. EAST ELEVATION OF CONCRETE VIADUCT, LOOKING WEST


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