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Kentucky 1804 Bridge, Spanning Clear Fork Creek, Saxton, Whitley County, KY



B&W Photos


Item Title
BWPhotos 196085

Location
Spanning Clear Fork Creek, Saxton, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KY-51
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: Rare mixed Warren and Pratt truss bridge which offers a good example of the changes and development that occurred in truss technology in the early twentieth century. Apparently, the only Champion bridge with die-forged eyebars in Kentucky.

Subjects
Metal Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Henderson, J. C., Photographer
Mettille, J. L., Photographer
Henderson, Jayne C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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