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Pierce Mill Bridge, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
Schiffler Bridge Company
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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