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Seventh Street Bridge, Richmond, Independent City, VA



B&W Photos

HB1177260
Detail Of West Side Of Bridge, South End

HB1177261
Detail View Of Vertical Endpost At South End Of Bridge

HB1177262
General View Of Lower Chord, Looking South

HB1177263
General View Of Bridge From Level Of River, Looking South


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Item Title


Location
Richmond, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-41

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DETAIL OF WEST SIDE OF BRIDGE, SOUTH END
2. DETAIL VIEW OF VERTICAL ENDPOST AT SOUTH END OF BRIDGE. NOTE CAST IRON PLATE THAT READS 'WIBC, CANTON, OHIO 1893.' THIS INDICATES THAT THE BRIDGE WAS FABRICATED BY THE WROUGHT IRON BRIDGE COMPANY.
3. GENERAL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD, LOOKING SOUTH. NOTE THAT FLOOR BEAMS ARE LOCATED MIDWAY BETWEEN THE UPPER AND LOWER CHORDS. BUILT IN THE BASIC FORM OF A PRATT TRUSS (VERTICAL COMPRESSION MEMBERS, DIAGONAL TENSION MEMBERS), THE BRIDGE CAN TECHNICALLY BE REFERRED TO AS A BALTIMORE HALF-THROUGH TRUSS.
4. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM LEVEL OF RIVER, LOOKING SOUTH


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