Photo, Print, Drawing Fourth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
About this Item
- Fourth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Engineering Record, creator
- Butler, Merrill
- Winter, H H
- Jessup, J J
- Cortelyou, H P
- Calhoun, Chad
- Fisher, Ross, Macdonald & Kahn, Inc.
- Ammer, Erin, field team
- Currie, Jason, field team
- Day, Grant, field team
- Greenwood, David, field team
- Larson, Heather, field team
- DeLony, Eric N, project manager
- O'Connell, Kristen, transmitter
- Watson, Elizabeth, historian
- Lee, Portia, historian
- Grogan, Brian, photographer
- Johnston, Andrew, field team supervisor
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1968
- Subject Headings
- - transportation
- - California -- Los Angeles County -- Los Angeles
- - Significance: Fourth Street Viaduct was one of several reinforced concrete bridges providing an elegant, sturdy crossing over the Los Angeles River and railroad tracks built by the City of Los Angeles beginning the late 1920s. Providing access between Boyle Heights and the downtown core, Fourth Street Viaduct replaced two viaducts, one for automotive traffic and one for the Los Angeles Railway. By eliminating the grade crossings at Mission Road and Santa Fe Avenue, the bridge allowed for easier communication between the area bifurcated by the river and train traffic along the Union Pacific and Atkinson Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. The construction of the 254-foot river span was aided by the use of temporary reinforced concrete hinges during its construction. The design of the bridge incorporated ornamental elements such as precast railings and cast aluminum lanterns.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N854
- - Survey number: HAER CA-280
- - Building/structure dates: 1931 Initial Construction
- Photo(s): 12
- Color Transparencies: 1
- Measured Drawing(s): 1
- Data Page(s): 9
- Photo Caption Page(s): 2
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HAER CA-280
- Source Collection
- Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 12 | Color Transparencies: 1 | Measured Drawing(s): 1 | Data Page(s): 9 | Photo Caption Page(s): 2
- Ammer, Erin
- Butler, Merrill
- Calhoun, Chad
- Cortelyou, H P
- Currie, Jason
- Day, Grant
- Delony, Eric N
- Fisher, Ross, Macdonald & Kahn, Inc
- Greenwood, David
- Grogan, Brian
- Historic American Engineering Record
- Jessup, J J
- Johnston, Andrew
- Larson, Heather
- Lee, Portia
- O'Connell, Kristen
- Watson, Elizabeth
- Winter, H H
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Merrill Butler, H H Winter, J J Jessup, H P Cortelyou, Chad Calhoun, Ross Fisher, et al., Grogan, Brian, photographer. Fourth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA. California Los Angeles Los Angeles County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca2905/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Engineering Record, C., Butler, M., Winter, H. H., Jessup, J. J., Cortelyou, H. P., Calhoun, C. [...] Johnston, A., Grogan, B., photographer. (1968) Fourth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA. California Los Angeles Los Angeles County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca2905/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al., photographer by Grogan, Brian. Fourth Street Viaduct, Spanning Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca2905/>.