State Board of Public Roads bridge lantern slides, c. 1927-1935 | State Archives Catalog
Title: State Board of Public Roads bridge lantern slides, c. 1927-1935
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This series includes lantern slides taken of structural and mechanical features of bridges during various phases of their construction. Included are images of drawbridge machinery, masonry, toll buildings, arches, and wood pilings. The largest part of the series documents the construction of the Washington Bridge, but also contains a number of records for Barrington's Central Bridge, the Reservoir Avenue Bridge, and the Forge Road Railway Bridge in Warwick. The collection also includes images of bridge plans as well as shots of sites intended to be used for bridge construction.