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Lenox Bridge, Spanning Obion River, Rural Road S8025, Lenox, Dyer County, TN



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Location
Rural Road S8025, Lenox vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-16
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: Believed to be the sole surviving hand-operated, swing span, pony Pratt through truss bridge within Tennessee. The bridge has retained its integrity of engineering design representative of transportation routes within western Tennessee during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The swing span also serves as a significant example of a method of construction used during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Subjects
Commerce
Civil Engineering
Swing Bridges


Related Names
Vincennes Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF ENTIRE REMAINING CENTER SPAN, LOOKING NORTH
2. VIEW OF ENTIRE REMAINING CENTER SPAN, LOOKING NORTH
3. VIEW OF REMAINING CENTER SPAN, EAST APPROACH TRUSS, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. VIEW OF CARRIAGE AND UPPER PART OF CENTRAL PIER, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW OF REMAINING EAST APPROACH TRUSS, FACING NORTHWEST
6. VIEW OF PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WEST TRUSS, FACING SOUTHWEST
7. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH TRUSS, EAST TRUSS, CENTRAL TRUSS AND PORTATION OF WEST TRUSS, LOOKING EAST
8. VIEW OF EAST PIER, LOOKING WEST
9. VERTICAL VIEW OF WEST TRUSS WHEELS
10. VERTICAL VIEW OF EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR STRINGERS
11. VIEW OF EAST TRUSS WHEEL STOP ON SOUTHEAST CORNER OF EAST PIER, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
12. VIEW OF LOWER PART OF CENTRAL PIER, INCLUDING FORM OF WOODPILING COFFER DAM
13. CLOSEUP VIEW OF MOUNTING ON ONE OF THE FOUR CORNER RAIL WHEELS
14. VIEW OF CONNECTION FOR DIAGONAL BRACING ROD BETWEEN CROSSBEAMS, LOOKING WEST
15. VIEW OF SLEEVE MOUNT AND PIVOT ROD OF CENTER SPAN UNDERCARRIAGE, LOOKING EAST
16. VIEW OF LOWER GEAR SET, LOOKING WEST
17. VIEW FROM DECK, LOOKING DOWN FROM EAST SIDE OF CENTRAL TRUSS, SHOWING UPPER GEAR SET AND TURNING ROD WITH BRACING
18. VIEW OF CONNECTION OF CENTER TRUSS TENSION BARS TO HORIZONTAL, DIAGONAL AND VERTICAL MEMBERS OF EAST TRUSS
19. VERTICAL VIEW, FROM DECK, SHOWING CONNECTION OF CENTER TRUSS TENSION BARS, DIAGONAL TENSION RODS, AND LATTICE-JOINED VERTICAL CHANNELS
20. VIEW OF TURNBUCKLE CONNECTION OF CENTRAL TRUSS TENSION BARS


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