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Jay Covered Bridge, Count Route 22, spans East Branch of AuSable River, Jay, Essex County, NY



B&W Photos

HB921518
Elevation, South Portal

HB921519
Oblique View, To Northeast

HB921520
West Elevation, View To East

HB921521
Detail, Interior E

HB921522
Detail, North End, West Side, Interior Portal

HB921523
Detail, Lower Joint Of Tension/compression Members At Cast Iron Shoe

HB921524
View, Underside Of Deck And Piers, From South Bank


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Item Title


Location
spans East Branch of AuSable River, Jay, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-170
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-39).
Building/structure dates: 1858 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1953 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1969 subsequent work
Significance: The Jay Covered Bridge is the last remaining covered timber bridge in the Adirondack-Champlain region and is the longest in New York State.

Subjects
Covered Bridges


Related Names
Burt, George M.
Howe, William


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ELEVATION, SOUTH PORTAL
2. OBLIQUE VIEW, TO NORTHEAST
3. WEST ELEVATION, VIEW TO EAST
4. DETAIL, INTERIOR E. HOWE TRUSS, NORTH END
5. DETAIL, NORTH END, WEST SIDE, INTERIOR PORTAL
6. DETAIL, LOWER JOINT OF TENSION/COMPRESSION MEMBERS AT CAST IRON SHOE
7. VIEW, UNDERSIDE OF DECK AND PIERS, FROM SOUTH BANK


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