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Rock Church Suspension Bridge, Spanning Paluxy River, Tolar, Hood County, TX



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Location
Spanning Paluxy River, Tolar vicinity, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-81
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N536).
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: One of the remaining vernacular suspension bridges in Texas, the Rock Church bridge is an example of a combination cable and stayed truss, an obsolete engineering design.

Subjects
Bridges
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Caraway
Chrusciel, Jennifer, Field Team
Hardman, Peggy, Historian
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
GENERAL VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, SOUTH APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH.
GENERAL VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, WEST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, NORTH APPROACH SHOWING ABANDONED APPROACH REMAINS, LOOKING NORTH.
VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, SOUTHWEST TOWER, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, NORTH ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
DETAIL OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, DECORATIVE RAILING FINIAL, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
DETAIL OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, SOUTHEAST TOWER SEAT, LOOKING SOUTH.
GENERAL VIEW OF ROCK CHURCH BRIDGE, WEST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST.


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