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Milton Covered Bridge, County Route 25, U.S. Route 60, Milton, Cabell County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1272750
3/4 View Showing Approach Span And Bridge Portal (direction Of View Unknown)

HB1272751
Side View Of Bridge (direction Of View Unknown)

HB1272752
Detail View Of End Of Bridge, Showing New Steel Beam And Columns And Original Stone Abutment

HB1272753
Interior View Showing Howe Trussing System


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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 60 vicinity, Milton, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-32
Building/structure dates: 1876 initial construction
Significance: Milton (Sink's Mill) Covered Bridge is a single span Howe truss of ten bays spanning approximately 112'-10". The truss system consists of standard "X"-shaped Howe trusses reinforced by an arch. The bridge measures approximately 14 feet in width and rests on cut stone abutments.

Subjects
Covered Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 3/4 VIEW SHOWING APPROACH SPAN AND BRIDGE PORTAL (direction of view unknown)
2. SIDE VIEW OF BRIDGE (direction of view unknown)
3. DETAIL VIEW OF END OF BRIDGE, SHOWING NEW STEEL BEAM AND COLUMNS AND ORIGINAL STONE ABUTMENT
4. INTERIOR VIEW SHOWING HOWE TRUSSING SYSTEM


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