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Scott Fitzhugh Bridge, Spanning Tennessee River at State Highway 76, Paris, Henry County, TN



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Tennessee River at State Highway 76, Paris, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-39
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1989 demolished
Significance: The bridge is significant as a representative example of the Pratt and Parker through truss types as well as for its historical associations with the State highway system and toll bridge program in the late 1920s.

Subjects
Concrete Girder Bridges
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Tennessee State Department Of Highways & Public Wo
Hornal, George, Photographer
Carver, Martha, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF OVERALL ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
2. VIEW OF OVERALL ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
3. GENERAL VIEW FROM EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH
4. APPROACH SPANS AND PRATT TRUSSES, LOOKING SOUTH
5. ONE PARKER SPAN AND THREE PRATT TRUSSES ON EAST END OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH
6. ELEVATION, EAST PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
7. ELEVATION, CENTRAL PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
8. ELEVATION, WEST PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
9. ELEVATION, WEST APPROACH SPANS, FOUR PRATT TRUSSES, ONE PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
10. ELEVATION, WEST APPROACH SPANS, THREE PRATT TRUSSES, LOOKING NORTH
11. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING ACROSS RIVER TO WEST
12. THROUGH VIEW FROM END OF EAST APPROACH, LOOKING WEST
13. THROUGH VIEW, LOOKING WEST
14. APPROACH VIEW, LOOKING WEST
15. THROUGH VIEW FROM EAST END OF WEST APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
16. THROUGH VIEW, LOOKING EAST
17. APPROACH VIEW, LOOKING EAST
18. VIEW OF BOTTOM LATERAL BRACING, EAST PARKER TRUSS


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