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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Rowelsburg Bridge, Spanning Cheat River, Rowlesburg, Preston County, WV

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Rowelsburg Bridge, Spanning Cheat River, Rowlesburg, Preston County, WV

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Summary

Significance: The Rowelsburg Bridge is a typical example of an early 20th century riveted Warren Truss bridge. This bridge is the third on this site, the two previous being a Bollman Truss bridge (1870) and a Fink Truss bridge (1851).
Survey number: HAER WV-13
Building/structure dates: 1910 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Rowlesburg39.34843, -79.67089
Google Map of 39.348431, -79.6708929
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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