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Downtown: Sixth Street Bridge, 1927


CAPTION: Ally. R. South Span Sixth St. Bridge. 
U.S.E. Office, Pgh., Pa. May 5, 1927. 5116. 
NOTES: Reverse of print: "Photograph No. 5116. U.S. Engineer Office,
Pittsburgh, Pa., May 5, 1927. Looking downstream from Seventh Street
bridge. South or left span highway bridge, Sixth Street, Pittsburgh,
Pa. Span supported on 4 steel barges preparatory to its being moved 
from the bridge site. Length of span, 444 feet; height of span from 
bottom of floor beams to top of top chord, 84.7 feet; weight of truss
1,600 tons."  
PHOTOGRAPHER: Ralph W. Johnston. 
DATE: 5 May 1927.
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Bridges. Sixth. 
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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