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Boldman Bridge, Spanning Levisa Fork, Pikeville, Pike County, KY

Boldman Bridge, Spanning Levisa Fork, Pikeville, Pike County, KY

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Boldman Bridge is a rare surviving example of a swinging suspension bridge, which is a distinctive cultural feature of Eastern Kentucky. The east tower is original, constructed of I-beams and channels with massive concrete anchors.
Survey number: HAER KY-4
Building/structure dates: ca. 1935 Initial Construction

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Date

1935
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Hawley, Monica E, transmitter
Rawlings, G D, photographer
Daniel, J E, photographer
Rawlings, Gregory D, historian
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Location

Pikeville (Ky.)37.47927, -82.51876
Google Map of 37.4792672, -82.5187629
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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