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Historical society sign. Note that although this is one of the rarest and most important historic bridges in the country, it is not the only cast and wrought iron bridge. There are still a small number remaining.
1950 rehabilitation plaque.
1857 patent date marked on end post.
Top chord connections as viewed from beside bridge.
Top chord connections at end post as viewed from on and in front of bridge.
Top chord connections as viewed from on bridge.
Bottom chord connections as viewed from beside bridge.
Bottom chord connections as viewed from on bridge.
Bottom chord connections on sidewalk side as viewed from under bridge. The bottom chord castings here are cast integrally with the floorbeam and sidewalk cantilever casting.
Bottom chord connections on the side without a sidewalk as viewed from under bridge. The bottom chord castings are cast separate of the floorbeam casting.
Bearing and bottom chord connection at end post.
Sidewalk cantilever attachment to railing.
View under bridge.
Cast iron floorbeam, bottom chord connection casting, and sidewalk cantilever... all a single casting.
Cast iron floorbeam overview.
Cast iron floorbeam details.
Sidewalk cantilever overview.
Overview of cast iron portion of railing on sidewalk.
Details of cast iron portion of railing on sidewalk.
Overview of railing on side without sidewalk.
Cast iron railing end post.
End post overview.
End post details.
Unusual marks on end post.
Vertical member details.
Portal bracing overview.
Strut/portal bracing details.