National and State Register

19th Street Bridge

Denver County

The 1878 flooding of the South Platte River prompted a series of bridge replacements. 

A black and white photo of the bridge with double truss and railing on the platform.

19th Street Bridge

In 1888, the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company of Leavenworth, Kansas constructed this pin connected, five-panel, two-span steel Pratt through truss, one of the state’s most ornamental.  It remains in use for pedestrian traffic.  The property is associated with the Highway Bridges in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.