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Pierce Mill Bridge, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Item Title
Pierce Mill Bridge, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Location
Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-28
Building/structure dates: 1872 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1895 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1921 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1993 subsequent work
Significance: One of the oldest extant crossings of Rock Creek, this bridge stands near historic Isaac Pierce Mill (HABS No. DC -22). Originally it served as a trade route to the mill. Now it is a busy artery that has deteriorated from heavy use, but retains its historic character.

Subjects
Girder Bridges
Transportation
Bridle Paths


Related Names
Schiffler Bridge Company
Blunt, Conway


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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