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Marshall Street Viaduct, Marshall Street from College through Twenty-first , Richmond, Independent City, VA



B&W Photos

HB1176338
General View Of Viaduct Looking Toward Southeast End.

HB1176339
General View Of Viaduct From Northeast.

HB1176340
Looking Down South Side Of Viaduct Toward East End.

HB1176341
View Of Lattice Railing On South Side Of Viaduct.

HB1176342
Underside Of Viaduct At West End

HB1176343
Underside Of Viaduct Looking East.

HB1176344
Panel Point Of Viaduct's Warren Truss


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Item Title


Location
Marshall Street from College through Twenty-first, Richmond, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-27
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1933 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1953 subsequent work
Significance: Marshall St. Viaduct is a representative example of early 20th century steel viaduct construction. It is also a good example of the methods used by urban railway companies in overcoming long grades.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF VIADUCT LOOKING TOWARD SOUTHEAST END.
2. GENERAL VIEW OF VIADUCT FROM NORTHEAST.
3. LOOKING DOWN SOUTH SIDE OF VIADUCT TOWARD EAST END.
4. VIEW OF LATTICE RAILING ON SOUTH SIDE OF VIADUCT.
5. UNDERSIDE OF VIADUCT AT WEST END. LONGITUDINAL TROLLEY BEAMS ARE BEING SUPPORTED BY FLOOR BEAMS AT THE PANEL POINTS.
6. UNDERSIDE OF VIADUCT LOOKING EAST.
7. PANEL POINT OF VIADUCT'S WARREN TRUSS. TRANSVERSE BEAMS CAN BE SEEN MOVING FROM TOP LEFT HAND CORNER TO RIGHT SIDE OF PHOTO. WARREN TRUSS IS RESTING ON ON BUILT UP STEEL PIERS.


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