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Washington, D.C. Bridges Collection, 1900-1905

Creator:
Meigs, John
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. : 20 boxes
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1900
1900-1905
Notes:
Meigs was a Washington, D.C. civil engineer.
Summary:
Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time book, and a notebook containing diagrams and measurements.
Cite as:
Washington, D.C. Bridges Collection, 1900-1905, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bridges
Rivers
Local number:
2007.3157 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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