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Records consist of Memorandum of Agreement (non-archival copy), historic documentation (text and photographs) and correspondence related to the West Street Railroad Bridge No. 401.
The West Street Railroad Bridge in Westerly, Rhode Island documentation consists of:
Twelve 5" x 7" color photographs of the bridge, taken in December 2010 by Jeffrey Ernidy, Project Reviewer, Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. The photographs were printed on Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper" using Epson six-color Claria™ inks. In addition, digital versions of the photographs, in TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 1888 x 2940, were submitted on a Verbatim" Archival DVD-R. Copies of the photographs are included as Appendix I.
A caption index to the photographs and a photographic key showing the positions from which the photographs were taken.
Text, including a description of the bridge, its historical background and engineering significance, and a bibliography of important sources of information.
Reproductions of historic maps and photographs.
A copy of the inventory form from the 1988 Statewide Historic Bridge Inventory (Appendix II).
A copy of the text and photographs from the 1998 Historic American Engineering Record documentation of the bridge (Appendix III).