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Historic Preservation & Archaeology > Learn About Topics > Buildings & Bridges > Bridge Structure & Styles > Warren Bridge with Verticals Warren Bridge with Verticals

Warren with Verticals
mid 19th - 20th century
Drawing: Historic American Engineering Record

Diagonals carry both compressive and tensile forces.  Verticals serve as bracing for triangular web system.

Length: 50-400 feet (15-120 meters)

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