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Jackson's Ferry Bridge, Route 52 over New River, 6.3 miles south of Route 94, Austinville, Wythe County, VA

Jackson's Ferry Bridge, Route 52 over New River, 6.3 miles south of Route 94, Austinville, Wythe County, VA

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Summary

Significance: The Jackson's Ferry Bridge is a representative example of a riveted steel simple triangular through truss and a riveted steel continuous cantilever triangular through truss, typical of early to mid-twentieth century factory-manufactured bridges.
Survey number: HAER VA-113
Building/structure dates: 1931 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Virginia Bride & Iron Company
Alfson, Mary, transmitter
Tucher, Rob, photographer
Casella, Richard M, historian
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Location

Austinville36.85123, -80.91202
Google Map of 36.8512342, -80.9120233
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

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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