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Honeymoon Bridge, Spanning Ellis River at State Route 16A, Jackson, Carroll County, NH



B&W Photos

HB786698
BWPhotos 198789

HB786699
BWPhotos 198790

HB786700
BWPhotos 198791

HB786701
BWPhotos 198792

HB786702
BWPhotos 198793

HB786703
BWPhotos 198794

HB786704
BWPhotos 198795

HB786705
BWPhotos 198796

HB786706
BWPhotos 198797

HB786707
BWPhotos 198798

HB786708
BWPhotos 198799

HB786709
BWPhotos 198800

HB786710
BWPhotos 198801

HB786711
BWPhotos 198802


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Ellis River at State Route 16A, Jackson, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NH-41
Building/structure dates: 1876 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Significance: The Honeymoon Bridge is one of more than twenty surviving examples of the Paddleford truss, once a dominant covered bridge form in northern New England. This bridge is significant for its purported association with Charles Austin Broughton, who came from a three-generation bridge-building family of some regional importance.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Broughton, Charles Austin
Paddleford, Peter
Jakeman, Adelbert M.
Brown, Dr. Mark, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
WEST PORTAL.
PERSPECTIVE FROM NW.
WEST PORTAL, PERSPECTIVE FROM SW.
EAST PORTAL.
EAST PORTAL.
SOUTH PANEL ARCH.
END POST DETAIL, EAST ABUTMENT.
TOP CHORD JUNCTIONS.
DETAIL, ARCH AND LAMINATIONS.
DETAIL, MID SPAN.
DETAIL, WEST ABUTMENT.
EAST ABUTMENT.
ELEVATION UPSTREAM, LOOKING SOUTH.
SOUTH ELEVATION FROM CENTER CHORD.


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