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Kenyon Bridge, Spanning Mill Brook, Town House Road, Cornish City, Sullivan County, NH



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Item Title


Location
Town House Road, Cornish City, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NH-40
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1983 subsequent work
Significance: The Kenyon Bridge is an extraordinarily well-preserved example of a multiple kingpost covered bridge by noted builder James F. Tasker.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Tasker, James F.
Sturtevant, N. C.
Kenyon, George G.
Sturtevant, Charles Thomas
Graton, Milton S.
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Brown, Dr. Mark M., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
PORTAL, WEST ELEVATION, BEARING DUE EAST.
PORTAL, EAST ELEVATION.
PERSPECTIVE SHOWING ROADWAY FROM WEST, LOOKING EAST.
INTERIOR VIEW FROM WEST.
INTERIOR VIEW, LOOKING WEST.
INTERIOR VIEW, EAST PORTAL, LOOKING EAST.
END POST DETAIL, WEST END.
FRAMING DETAIL, NORTH PANEL.
DETAIL MIDSPAN, SOUTH PANEL.
DETAIL EASTERN ABUTMENT, EAST NORTHEAST, 60 DEGREES.
PERSPECTIVE, NORTHWEST BY 295 DEGREES.
UPSTREAM ELEVATION, BEARING SOUTHWEST 215 DEGREES.
DOWNSTREAM ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH.


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