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Any photos without a photo credit caption were taken by: Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber.

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Elevation from southeast quadrant.

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Portal view facing west (Illinois).

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Portal views facing Illinois showing the easternmost span, the fixed, riveted through truss span, which likely dates to 1924.

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Portal views facing Illinois showing an 1897 span, a fixed pin-connected through truss span, which likely dates to 1924.

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Portal views facing Illinois showing the the swing span, a fixed pin-connected through truss span, which likely dates to 1924.

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Portal views on truss spans facing west.

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King Bridge Company plaques.

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Carnegie brand.

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Traffic on bridge.

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Three different portal bracing designs.

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1897 span portal bracing details.

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Top chord pin connections as viewed from beside bridge.

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Bottom chord pin connections as viewed from beside bridge.

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Bottom chord pin connections as viewed from beside bridge.

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Bottom chord pin connections as viewed from on bridge.

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Top chord riveted connections as viewed from beside bridge.

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Top chord riveted connections as viewed from on bridge.

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Bottom chord riveted connections as viewed from on bridge.

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Bottom chord riveted connections as viewed from beside bridge.

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Elevation of deck plate girder approach spans on Indiana side.

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Views of truss web.

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Remains of lighting on swing span.

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Bottom chord.

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Main swing gear.

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Swing rollers.

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Lateral bracing connection.

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Various built-up beams on bridge.

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Bracing.

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Pier.

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Railing.

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Bearing.

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