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Beaverkill Bridge, Spanning Beaver Kill, TR 30 (Craigie Claire Road), Roscoe, Sullivan County, NY



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HB940865


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Item Title


Location
TR 30 (Craigie Claire Road), Roscoe vicinity, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-329
Building/structure dates: 1865 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1958 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1960 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1982 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1991 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1993 subsequent work
Significance: The Beaverkill Bridge is a distinctive regional variation of a Town lattice truss with fanlike radiating planks in the end panels. It is the best preserved of three surviving examples of this type, all of which attributed to John Davidson, a local carpenter-builder.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Davidson, John
Town, Ithiel
Hunter, John
Civilian Conservation Corps
Sullivan County Department Of Public Works
Bennett, Lola, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
PERSPECTIVE FROM SOUTH SHOWING WEATHERED BOARD AND BATTEN SIDING. NOTE BRIDGE SITS ON ONE CONCRETEFACED ABUTMENT AND ONE STONE PIER.
ELEVATION FROM WEST
NE TO 60 DEGREES FROM WESTERN BANK, OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE.
WEST PORTAL ELEVATION, DUE EAST.
INTERIOR OF WEST PORTAL.
INTERIOR, LOOKING SE.
BELOW DECK VIEW, SE BY 250 DEGREES.
S BY 230 DEGREES.
EAST PORTAL, LOOKING WEST.
PERSPECTIVE VIEW.


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