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Prescott Bridge, Spanning Lamprey River on Prescott Road, Raymond, Rockingham County, NH



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Lamprey River on Prescott Road, Raymond, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NH-16
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is believed to be the sole surviving example of an I-beam through bridge with transverse jack arches extant in New Hampshire. Constructed in 1917. The bridge is the last example of a popular bridge form built widely throughout the state, an example of what United Construction Company called "a standard two-beam girder bridge." The structure is one of three bridges erected in Raymond in 1917 by the United Construction Company of Albany, New York...

Subjects
Steel Girder Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
United Construction Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View northeast, southwest elevation, looking through bridge,
2. View east, southwest elevation, from west bank of river
3. Nearer view northeast, southwest elevation, from west bank, closer detail
4. View southeast, southwest elevation, from west bank of river, closer detail
5. View north, southwest elevation, detail of southeast side of abutment
6. View northwest, southwest elevation, view of northwest abutment
7. View northwest, northwest abutment and below bridge floor system
8. Southwest elevation, detail of southwest side of northwest abutment
9. View southwest, northeast elevation, looking through bridge from west bank of Lamprey River
10. View west, northeast elevation, view of northwest abutment, from east bank of Lamprey River
11. View west, of northwest abutment, closer detail
12. View west, of northwest abutment and below bridge floor system
13. View west, of below bridge floor system, greater detail
14. View northwest, road and bridge surface
15. View west, from road, across bridge
16. View west, detail of southeast abutment and I-beam connection and railing
17. View I-beam and wood below bridge floor detail
18. Railing Detail
19. Southwest elevation, looking through bridge, photo date unknown
20. Prescott Bridge at flood stage, date unknown
21. c, 1915 Historic plan, standard 2 beam girder bridge. United Construction Company, Albany, New York. Generic plan typical of Prescott Bridge. Source: New Hampshire Department of Transportation


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