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Milk River Bridge at Coberg, Spanning Milk River, Coburg, Blaine County, MT



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Location
Spanning Milk River, Coburg vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-4
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Significance: This single span, pin-connected Camelback through truss (with subdivided member) was erected in 1916 by O.E. Peppard of Missoula, and is the only existing timber structure of this type in the state. Located east of Coburg, the bridge afforded a crossing of the Milk River for residents of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation...

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Indians Of North America
Truss Bridges


Related Names
Peppard, O. E.
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Fitzsimons, Greg, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING WEST, GENERAL ELEVATION SHOWING RIVERBANK LANDSCAPE
2. VIEW LOOKING WEST, GENERAL ELEVATION
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, 'BARREL SHOT' SHOWING BUILDER'S PLATE
4. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, DETAIL OF DECKING AND LATERAL BRACING AT MID-SPAN
5. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, DETAIL OF SOUTH PORTAL WITH FRED QUIVIK
6. DETAIL VIEW OF BUILDER'S PLATE AND TOP CHORD INCLINED ENDPOST CONNECTION
7. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD PIN CONNECTION SHOWING WOODEN FLOOR BEAMS
8. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD BRIDGE SEAT AT ABUTMENT


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