Bridge Under Construction in South Charleston

Identifier:
001707
Title:
Bridge Under Construction in South Charleston
Date:
ca. 1908
Description:
Cut No. 1, This is a photograph of the immense combination bridge across the Kanawha River in South Charleston, now in process of Construction. This bridge is made to accomodate both the steam and trolley traffic and also foot-passengers. The illustration here given, shows the Concrete Piers which are nearly 20 feet thick and 90 feet high. It also shows the wooden superstructure necessary in the process of erecting the middle span of the bridge.
Subjects:
Bridges--West Virginia--Charleston--Design and Construction., Agriculture--Scenes and Views.
Geographic:
Kanawha River (W. Va.)
Acquisition Source:
Report of the West Virginia State Board of Agriculture for September 30, 1908
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView