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Daphna Creek Pratt Truss Bridge, State Route 1414, Holly Hill Street, Spanning Dahn, Broadway, Rockingham County, VA



B&W Photos

HB1176313
General View Of Bridge Looking Northeast.

HB1176314
General View Of Bridge From Northwest.

HB1176315
View Across Bridge From West.

HB1176316
View Of South Truss, Showing Top Chord Made Up Or Two Connected Channels, And Bottom Chords And Diagonal Made Of Rectilinear Loop Welded Eye Bars.

HB1176317
Looking Down North Truss, Showing Double Back-to-back Lattice Connected Angels Being Used As End Posts.

HB1176318
Connection Of End Post And Top Chord (two Channels Connected With Cover Plates And Lacing Bars) With Diagonals (loop Welded Double Rectilinear Eye Bars).


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Dahn, Broadway, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-33
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Significance: This structure is a representative Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss bridge with pin connections. Its floor beams are riveted directly to the vertical compression members and they support a wood plank deck. It is similar to numerous other small trusses built during the late 19th and early 20th century throughout America.

Related Names
Canton Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE LOOKING NORTHEAST.
2. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM NORTHWEST.
3. VIEW ACROSS BRIDGE FROM WEST.
4. VIEW OF SOUTH TRUSS, SHOWING TOP CHORD MADE UP OR TWO CONNECTED CHANNELS, AND BOTTOM CHORDS AND DIAGONAL MADE OF RECTILINEAR LOOP WELDED EYE BARS.
5. LOOKING DOWN NORTH TRUSS, SHOWING DOUBLE BACK-TO-BACK LATTICE CONNECTED ANGELS BEING USED AS END POSTS.
6. CONNECTION OF END POST AND TOP CHORD (TWO CHANNELS CONNECTED WITH COVER PLATES AND LACING BARS) WITH DIAGONALS (LOOP WELDED DOUBLE RECTILINEAR EYE BARS).


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