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Bridgeport Lamp Chimney Company, Simpson Creek Bridge, Spanning Simpson Creek, State Route 58, Bridgeport, Harrison County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1259056
General View Looking East, Showing Reinforced Concrete Bridge Spanning Simpson Creek.

HB1259057
General View Showing Simpson Creek Bridge With Bridgeport Lamp And Chimney Company In Background.

HB1259058
View Showing Reinforced Concrete Bridge And End Piers.

HB1259059
Barrel Shot Looking North Across Bridge.

HB1259060
Detail View Showing Exposed Reinforcing Bars.

HB1259061
Detail View Showing Exposed Reinforcing Bars.


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Location
State Route 58 vicinity, Bridgeport, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-23
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-6).
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: Simpson Creek Bridge is a surviving example of the work of Frank McEnteer, one of West Virginia's most important builders of reinforced concrete structures.

Related Names
McEnteer, Frank P.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING EAST, SHOWING REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE SPANNING SIMPSON CREEK.
2. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING SIMPSON CREEK BRIDGE WITH BRIDGEPORT LAMP AND CHIMNEY COMPANY IN BACKGROUND.
3. VIEW SHOWING REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE AND END PIERS.
4. BARREL SHOT LOOKING NORTH ACROSS BRIDGE.
5. DETAIL VIEW SHOWING EXPOSED REINFORCING BARS.
6. DETAIL VIEW SHOWING EXPOSED REINFORCING BARS.


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