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John Alexander Low Waddell

John Alexander Low Waddell (1854 – March 3, 1938, often shortened to J.A.L. Waddell and sometimes known as John Alexander Waddell) was an American civil engineer and prolific bridge designer, with more than a thousand structures to his credit in the United States, Canada, as well as Mexico, Russia, China, Japan, and New Zealand. [1]

61 relations: Aerial Lift Bridge, ASB Bridge, Bridge, Caddo Lake Drawbridge, Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway, Chicago, Chicago River, China, Civil engineer, Civil engineering, Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, California), Council Bluffs, Iowa, CRRNJ Newark Bay Bridge, Detroit–Superior Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota, Empire of Japan, Foreign government advisors in Meiji Japan, Goethals Bridge, Government of Meiji Japan, Hawthorne Bridge, Heritage Documentation Programs, HNTB, Interstate Bridge, Japan, John L. Harrington, Kansas City, Missouri, Keithsburg, Illinois, Library of Congress, Lower Hack Lift, Marine Parkway–Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, McGill University, Mechanical engineering, Memorial Bridge (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), Mexico, Mining, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Point, Mississippi River, Montreal, Murray Morgan Bridge, New York City, New Zealand, Outerbridge Crossing, Port Hope, Ontario, Railway Age, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russia, Snowden Bridge, Steam engine, ..., Steel Bridge, Troy, New York, United States, United States Department of War, University of Tokyo, Vertical-lift bridge, Waddell "A" Truss Bridge, Waddell & Harrington, Washington Bridge (Connecticut), West Virginia, Winant Avenue Bridge. Expand index (11 more) »

Aerial Lift Bridge

The Aerial Lift Bridge (earlier known as the Aerial Bridge or Aerial Ferry Bridge) is a major landmark in the port city of Duluth, Minnesota.

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ASB Bridge

The Armour-Swift-Burlington (ASB) Bridge, also known as the North Kansas City Bridge and the LRC Bridge, is a rail crossing over the Missouri River in Kansas City, Missouri that formerly also handled car traffic.

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Bridge

A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle.

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Caddo Lake Drawbridge

The Historic Caddo Lake Drawbridge at Mooringsport, Louisiana, is a vertical-lift bridge that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), formerly also known as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I rail carrier founded in 1881 and now operated by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in 2001.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Chicago River

The Chicago River is a system of rivers and canals with a combined length of that runs through the city of Chicago, including its center (the Chicago Loop).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Civil engineer

A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering – the application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been neglected.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

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Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, California)

The Colorado Street Bridge is a historic concrete arch bridge spanning the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena, California.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States and is on the east bank of the Missouri River across from what is now the much larger city of Omaha, Nebraska.

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CRRNJ Newark Bay Bridge

The Newark Bay Bridge of the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ) was a four-track railroad bridge that had four main lift spans.

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Detroit–Superior Bridge

The Detroit–Superior Bridge (officially known as the Veterans Memorial Bridge) is a 3,112 foot (949 meter) long through arch bridge over the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth is a seaport city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of Saint Louis County.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical Japanese nation-state that existed from the Meiji Restoration on January 3, 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Foreign government advisors in Meiji Japan

The foreign government advisors in Meiji Japan, known in Japanese as oyatoi gaikokujin (Kyūjitai: 御雇ひ外國人, Shinjitai: 御雇い外国人, "hired foreigners"), were those foreign advisors hired by the Japanese government for their specialized knowledge to assist in the modernization of Japan at the end of the Bakufu and during the Meiji period.

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Goethals Bridge

The Goethals Bridge connects Elizabeth, New Jersey to Staten Island (New York City), near the Howland Hook Marine Terminal, Staten Island, New York, United States over the Arthur Kill.

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Government of Meiji Japan

The Government of Meiji Japan was the government that was formed by politicians of the Satsuma Domain, Chōshū Domain and Tenno in the 1860s.

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Hawthorne Bridge

The Hawthorne Bridge is a truss bridge with a vertical lift that spans the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, joining Hawthorne Boulevard and Madison Street.

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Heritage Documentation Programs

Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP) is a division of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS).

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HNTB

HNTB Corporation is an architecture, civil engineering consulting and construction management firm that was founded in 1914.

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Interstate Bridge

The Interstate Bridge (also Columbia River Interstate Bridge, I-5 Bridge, Portland-Vancouver Interstate Bridge, Vancouver-Portland Bridge) is a pair of nearly identical steel vertical-lift, "Parker type" through-truss bridges that carry Interstate 5 traffic over the Columbia River between Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon in the United States.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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John L. Harrington

John Lyle Harrington (Dec. 7, 1868 – 1942) was an American civil engineer, and consulting engineer, known as co-founder of Waddell & Harrington in 1907, and President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 1922-23.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, or K.C., is the largest city in the state of Missouri.

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Keithsburg, Illinois

Keithsburg is a city in Mercer County, Illinois, United States.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress, but which is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Lower Hack Lift

The Lower Hack Lift is a lift bridge carrying the New Jersey Transit Morristown Line across the Hackensack River at mile 3.4, Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Marine Parkway–Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge

The Marine Parkway–Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge (originally and often referred to as the Marine Parkway Bridge) is a vertical-lift bridge in New York City, in the U.S. state of New York, that crosses Rockaway Inlet and connects the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, with Flatbush Avenue to Floyd Bennett Field, Belt Parkway, and the Marine Park neighborhood in Brooklyn.

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McGill University

McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Canada, officially founded by royal charter in 1821.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

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Memorial Bridge (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)

The World War I Memorial Bridge is a vertical-lift bridge that carries U.S. Route 1 across the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Badger's Island in Kittery, Maine, United States.

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Mexico

Mexico (México), officially the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a federal republic in North America.

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Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the miner.

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Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is a private, nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

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Minnesota Point

Minnesota Point, also known as the Park Point neighborhood of Duluth, Minnesota, United States; is a long, narrow sand spit that extends out from the Canal Park tourist recreation-oriented district of the city of Duluth.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent.

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Montreal

Montreal (Montréal) is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Murray Morgan Bridge

The Murray Morgan Bridge, also known as the 11th Street Bridge or City Waterway Bridge, is a vertical-lift bridge in Tacoma, Washington.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Outerbridge Crossing

The Outerbridge Crossing is a cantilever bridge which spans the Arthur Kill.

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Port Hope, Ontario

Port Hope is a municipality in Southern Ontario, Canada, about east of Toronto and about west of Kingston.

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Railway Age

Railway Age is an American trade journal for the rail transport industry.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.

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Russia

Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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Snowden Bridge

Snowden Bridge is a high-clearance, vertical-lift railroad bridge, built in 1913, that spans the Missouri River between Roosevelt and Richland Counties in Montana, USA, between Bainville and Fairview, Montana, and near Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and the ghost town of Mondak near Montana's eastern border with North Dakota.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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Steel Bridge

The Steel Bridge is a through truss, double-deck vertical-lift bridge across the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, United States, opened in 1912.

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Troy, New York

Troy is a city in the US State of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army.

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University of Tokyo

, abbreviated as, is a research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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Vertical-lift bridge

A vertical-lift bridge or lift bridge is a type of movable bridge in which a span rises vertically while remaining parallel with the deck.

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Waddell "A" Truss Bridge

The Waddell "A" Truss Bridge in Parkville, Missouri, also known as Linn Branch Creek Bridge, was built in 1898.

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Waddell & Harrington

Waddell & Harrington was an American engineering company that designed bridges from 1907 to 1915.

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Washington Bridge (Connecticut)

The Washington Bridge, also known as the Devon Bridge, carries U.S. Route 1 over the Housatonic River in the U.S. state of Connecticut, connecting the city of Milford to the town of Stratford.

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West Virginia

West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.

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Winant Avenue Bridge

The Winant Avenue Bridge is a vehicular movable bridge spanning the Hackensack River in Bergen County, New Jersey from its mouth at Newark Bay.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Alexander_Low_Waddell

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