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Staats Mill Covered Bridge, Spanning Tug Fork River, Routes 40W & 34, Ripley, Jackson County, WV



B&W Photos

HB1272359
Overall View Of Bridge Facing West

HB1272360
View Of East Elevation

HB1272361
View Of West Elevation

HB1272362
Detail Of Interior Truss Members


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Item Title


Location
Routes 40W & 34, Ripley vicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-31
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-7).
Building/structure dates: 1887 initial construction
Significance: The Staats Mill Covered Bridge is an excellent example of one of the great American contributions to structural engineering, the covered timber bridge.

Subjects
Covered Bridges


Related Names
Quincy & Grim
Hartley, H. T.
Staats, Abraham
Staats, Isaac


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE FACING WEST
2. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION
3. VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION
4. DETAIL OF INTERIOR TRUSS MEMBERS


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