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  2. A Cache of Archived Drawings Reveal the Secrets of the Eads ...

    From James Eads to William Bernoudy, the Special Collections give historians new perspectives on the great architectural achievements of the last 150 years. Last spring, Miranda Rectenwald, Curator of Local History Archives & Special Collections, allowed me to examine the university’s folder of Eads Bridge-related drawings and blueprints.

  3. Route 66 alignments in St. Louis Missouri

    Eads Bridge, 800 feet to the south of the other bridge. It was named after its designer and builder, James B. Eads and built between 1867 and 1874. It was the first bridge across the Mississippi south of the Missouri River. It is an Arch bridge 6,442 ft long (1,964 m).

  4. Built to Last – the Oldest Working Bridge on the Mississippi

    Eads Bridge in St. Louis is a feat of engineering that remains the oldest bridge crossing on the Mississippi River, at over 145 years old, people still cross it today. As much as it was a marvel, it was also a deathtrap for many of the workers. The Missouri Historical Society dug into what happened (pardon the pun).

  5. A look back • Eads' bold solution to span the Mississippi

    The Eads Bridge, then called just the St. Louis Bridge, under construction over the Mississippi River downtown. James B. Eads built the steel-and-stone bridge, which opened on July 4, 1874 ...

  6. How The World's First Steel-Truss Bridge Spanned The ...

    It is a rail bridge connecting Shanghai and Nanjing. The bridge is 102.4 miles long! It was opened in 2011 and cost way more than the $10 million for the Eads Bridge. The price tag for the longest bridge in the World was $8.5 billion. We have come a long way since the World’s first-ever steel-truss bridge across the Mississippi.

  7. Building a Bridge Pier | American Experience | PBS

    James B. Eads faced many obstacles when he built the first steel bridge in the world over the Mississippi River, none of which was more daunting than the sinking of the bridges' two piers and ...

  8. Walk Across It; It's Amazing - Review of Eads Bridge, Saint ...

    Eads Bridge is an amazing piece of architecture that you can safely walk across. If you have even a slight interest in bridges, this is definitely worth your time to check out. My visit to the Eads Bridge began by getting a good look at it from the dedicated river & bridge overlook on the northeastern most part of the Jefferson National ...

  9. Missouri University of Science and Technology – Missouri S&T

    Missouri University of Science and Technology – Missouri S&T

  10. History – American Bridge

    In the 1800s, the makings of American Bridge Company were already in motion. In 1874, the Keystone Bridge Company completed the Eads Bridge – the first steel bridge across the Mississippi River. In 1900, Keystone Bridge Company became part of American Bridge. The Eads Bridge has three arch spans that are 502, 520, and 502 feet in length.


    West end of Eads Bridge, built 1867-74 by James B. Eads. Five different kinds of stone were used in constructing the piers and approaches. The commercial and industrial district just beyond (north of) the approach is now restored and called the Laclede's Landing historic district. The riverfront buildings on the near (south) side of the

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