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Bridge over Bird Creek, Spanning Bird Creek, Avant, Osage County, OK



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Bird Creek, Avant, OK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OK-2
Building/structure dates: 1914 initial construction
Significance: The bridge over Bird Creek at Avant is one of the earliest overhead truss bridges of known construction date and known construction company in the State of Oklahoma.

Subjects
Transportation
Bridge Construction
Metal Truss Bridges


Related Names
Rochester Bridge Company Of Rochester, Indiana
Saunders, Roger S., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DOWNSTREAM VIEW, LOOKING WEST
2. OBLIQUE VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHEAST
3. VIEW OF NORTHERN SINGLE SPAN, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF SOUTHERN SPAN, LOOKING WEST
5. THROUGH VIEW OF NORTH END, LOOKING SOUTH
6. VIEW OF BRIDGE PLATE AT NORTH END, LOOKING SOUTH
7. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER VERTICAL SECTIONS, LOOKING WEST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF LOWER CHORD, PINNED CONNECTIONS, AND VERTICAL SECTION ON EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE
9. DETAIL VIEW OF UPPER STRUT AND BRACING SYSTEM OF NORTHERN SPAN, LOOKING SOUTH
10. VIEW OF MASONRY ABUTMENT (RUFF SANDSTONE) AT SOUTH END OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
11. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM STRINGERS, BRACING AND DECK, LOOKING NORTH


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