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Northfield Parker Truss Bridge, Over tracks of Central Vermont Railroad, Northfield, Washington County, VT



B&W Photos

HB1200746
General 'barrel Shot' Looking East

HB1200750
General View Of Underside Of Bridge

HB1200755
Detail Views Of Top Chord


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Color Transparencies


Item Title


Location
Over tracks of Central Vermont Railroad, Northfield, VT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VT-13
Building/structure dates: 1870 initial construction
Significance: This is an excellent example of a Parker Patent Truss, fabricated by the Boston Bridge Works. It retains an enormous amount of historic integrity and it appears practically unaltered from its original design.

Subjects
Transportation
Bridge Construction
Metal Truss Bridges


Related Names
Boston Bridge Works


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL 'BARREL SHOT' LOOKING EAST
2. GENERAL 'BARREL SHOT' LOOKING WEST
3. GENERAL ELEVATION VIEW, LOOKING NORTH FROM RAILROAD TRACKS
4. GENERAL ELEVATION VIEW, LOOKING NORTH FROM RAILROAD TRACKS
5. GENERAL VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE
6. DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING BRIDGE FLOOR SYSTEM
7. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD AND FLOOR SYSTEM
8. DETAIL VIEW OF TOP CHORD, DIAGONALS, VERTICAL MEMBERS, BOTTOM CHORD, FLOOR BEAMS AND STRINGERS
9. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD
10. DETAIL VIEWS OF TOP CHORD
GENERAL "BARREL SHOT" LOOKING WEST


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