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Cherry Creek Railroad Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek, north of Delgany Street, Denver, Denver County, CO

Cherry Creek Railroad Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek, north of Delgany Street, Denver, Denver County, CO

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The bridge is a single span wrought iron or steel through Pratt truss and is one of the few remaining examples of this once-common bridge type in Denver. The bridge features a unique, decorative portal bracing, a prevalent characteristic of late 19th century bridges.
Survey number: HAER CO-58
Building/structure dates: 1890 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1923

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Burlington Northern Railroad
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Location

Denver (Colo.)39.76073, -104.99157
Google Map of 39.7607272, -104.9915699
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Library of Congress
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