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Broad Street Bridge, Spanning Comanche Creek at Broad Street, Mason, Mason County, TX



B&W Photos

HB1114668
BWPhotos 366557

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BWPhotos 366562

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BWPhotos 366563

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BWPhotos 366568


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Comanche Creek at Broad Street, Mason, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-45
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N541).
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
Significance: The Broad Street Bridge, a concrete truss, is the only surviving example of this uncommon type in Texas. It is also one of very few bridges built by the Alamo Construction Company surviving in Texas.

Subjects
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Alamo Construction Company
Brooks, Pete, Field Team
Brown, Dr. Mark M., Historian
Elliot, Joseph E.B., Photographer
Hardman, Peggy, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ELEVATION FROM S.
3/4 VIEW FROM SW.
3/4 VIEW FROM SE.
3/4 VIEW FROM SE.
BARREL VIEW FROM E.
3/4 VIEW OF ROADWAY LEVEL, FROM SW.
3/4 CLOSE-UP OF HAND RAIL FROM SW.
DETAIL OF PLAQUE AT SE CORNER.
DETAIL OF PLAQUE AT NE CORNER.
DETAIL OF TRUSS, FROM SW.
UNDERSIDE, FROM W.
UNDERSIDE, LOOKING UP TOWARD SE.


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