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A new era in civil engineering - a bridge made of steel instead of wood. Man and nature combine in this spectacular view of a deep ravine in rural Conway, Massachusetts. The granite blocks and the steel girders extend from the base of the ravine to support the railroad track many feet above.

 

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Railroad Trestle Bridge

photographer   Clifton Johnson (1865-1940)
date   1889-1890
location   Conway, Massachusetts
width   4.625"
height   6.5"
process/materials   paper print mounted on cardboard
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.3178


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River Street in Conway

Town Hall in Conway

Dam and Covered Bridge in Conway


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