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This impressive high level railroad bridge with a variety of span types is a unique landmark for the area. The main span is listed as pin-connected, but some of the diagonals are rigidly riveted to gusset plates, showing a transition from pin connected to rivet connected thinking. This bridge replaced a very impressive Phoenix column through truss bridge that included "Triple Whipple" (Triple Intersection Pratt) truss spans. One of the approach Whipple (Double Intersection Pratt) spans was relocated and still exists as the Goldens Bridge.
Above: Historical photo showing previous bridge at location.
Above: Historical photo showing bridge construction.
Above: Historical postcard of bridge.
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