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Twenty-first Street Bridge, Spanning Railroad tracks at Twenty-first Street, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

Twenty-first Street Bridge, Spanning Railroad tracks at Twenty-first Street, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

 
 
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Significance: The Twenty-First Street Bridge is a 1,272-foot-long through Parker truss and through Pony truss featuring pineapple finials atop its portals. It is a little-altered surviving example of a late 19th century steel truss bridge. Bridges of this age are rare in Missouri.
Survey number: HAER MO-11
Building/structure dates: 1892 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1976

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Gayler , Carl
Stifel
Ruckert
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St. Louis, Missouri, United States37.96425, -91.83183
Google Map of 37.9642529, -91.8318334
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Library of Congress
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