Staats Mill Covered Bridge, Spanning Tug Fork River, Routes 40W & 34, Ripley, Jackson County, WV
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Routes 40W & 34, Ripley vicinity, WV
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
Quincy & Grim
Hartley, H. T.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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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