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"S" Bridge, U.S. Route 40 spanning Little Wheeling Creek, Elm Grove, Ohio County, WV



B&W Photos

HB1291953
BWPhotos 192721

HB1291954
BWPhotos 192722

HB1291955
BWPhotos 192723

HB1291956
BWPhotos 192724

HB1291957
BWPhotos 192725

HB1291958
BWPhotos 192726

HB1291959
BWPhotos 192727

HB1291960
BWPhotos 192728

HB1291961
BWPhotos 192729

HB1291962
BWPhotos 192730

HB1291963
BWPhotos 192731

HB1291964
BWPhotos 192732

HB1291965
BWPhotos 192733

HB1291966
BWPhotos 192734


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Location
U.S. Route 40 spanning Little Wheeling Creek, Elm+Grove, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-65
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Significance: The "S" Bridge is the second structure at this location to bear the same name. The original structure was at the center of a small controversy when it was constructed in 1818. The present bridge was constructed with federal money as part of an economic recovery program during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Related Names
Jemison, L. L.
Smith, Mortimer W.
Bailey, Ernest L.
C. C. Dodd Construction Company
Berkley, Brian, Photographer
Berkley, Brian, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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