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Lamar-McKinney Street Viaduct, Spanning Trinity River at Continental Street, Dallas, Dallas County, TX



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Trinity River at Continental Street, Dallas, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-90
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N524).
Building/structure dates: 1931 initial construction
Significance: A major viaduct over the Trinity River in Dallas, the bridge was one element of a comprehensive levee and viaduct construction plan designed to eliminate the Trinity River as a barrier to transportation and communication while also controlling periodic flooding. It represents the work of an important bridge engineer who helped transform the urban landscape of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

Subjects
Bridges
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Hughes, Frances Dey
Lacy, L. H.
Dealey, George Banneman
Wickline, George G.
Jackson, Robert W., Historian
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, WEST APPROACH, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
2. OVERALL VIEW OF MALER-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, SOUTH SIDE, LOOKING NORTH.
3. GENERAL VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, WEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTH.
4. GENERAL VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, WEST VIADUCT, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
5. VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, WEST VIADUCT, SUBSTRUCTURE AND PIER, LOOKING EAST/NORTHEAST.
6. VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, RIVER SPAN, SOUTH SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
7. VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, SUBSTRUCTURE AND PIERS, LOOKING EAST.
8. VIEW OF LAMAR-McKINNEY STREET VIADUCT, TRUSS BEARING ON PIER, WEST SIDE OF RIVER, LOOKING NORTHEAST.


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