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Union Station Viaduct, Spanning Gaspee, Francis, Promenade & Canal Streets, Providence, Providence County, RI

Union Station Viaduct, Spanning Gaspee, Francis, Promenade & Canal Streets, Providence, Providence County, RI

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Summary

Significance: In the late 19th century the city of Providence began filling in its tidal basin and undertook construction of a new Union Station Complex. A viaduct, utilizing a series of box-girder bridges, was built above Francis, Gaspee and Promenade Streets on the north side of the new station complex.
Survey number: HAER RI-14
Building/structure dates: 1892- 1893 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1909 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after 1983 Demolished

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
AMTRAK
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad
Gagel, Edward
Federal Railroad Administration
DeLeuw, Cather, Parsons, contractor
Clement, Dan, transmitter
Owens, William, photographer
Barrett, William E, photographer
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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

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