Kentucky 1804 Bridge, Spanning Clear Fork Creek, Saxton, Whitley County, KY
Spanning Clear Fork Creek, Saxton, KY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
Metal Truss Bridges
Henderson, J. C., Photographer
Mettille, J. L., Photographer
Henderson, Jayne C., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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