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Bath Bridge, Spanning Ammonoosuc River, Lisbon Road, Bath, Grafton County, NH



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Location
Lisbon Road, Bath, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NH-34
Building/structure dates: 1832 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1918 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1987 subsequent work
Significance: Bath Bridge is a rare survivor of the early craftsman tradition of wooden truss bridge construction, before design became standardized into several major types based on patent plans. It is also of interest for its location in the midst of a well-preserved town center.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Burr, Theodore
Graton, Milton S.
Hutchins, William V.
White Mountain Railroad
Storrs, John W.
Battey, C. C.
Conwill, Joseph, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
WEST PORTAL.
ELEVATION OF WEST PORTAL.
EAST PORTAL ELEVATION, BY WEST BY 260 DEGREES.
SOUTHWEST BY 248 DEGREES WITH APPROACH ROAD.
MID SPAN INTERIOR, LOOKING WEST.
DETAIL, WEST END.
STRUCTURAL DETAIL, MIDSPAN ARCH CONSTRUCTION.
DETAIL SUSPENDORS, CONNECTING TOP CHORD OF TRUSS AND TOP OF ARCH.
PERSPECTIVE, INTERIOR FROM WEST ABUTMENT.
PERSPECTIVE, NORTHEAST BY 320 DEGREES.
PERSPECTIVE, EAST SOUTHEAST BY 105 DEGREES.
ABUTMENT DETAIL, WEST END.
SOUTHEAST BY 195 DEGREES, OBLIQUE ELEVATION.
ELEVATION FROM SOUTH.
NORTHEAST BY 65 DEGREES.
PERSPECTIVE, EAST SOUTHEAST BY 105 DEGREES.
SOUTHEAST BY 195 DEGREES, OBLIQUE ELEVATION.


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