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White's Bridge, Spanning Flat River, White's Bridge Road, Smyrna, Ionia County, MI

White's Bridge, Spanning Flat River, White's Bridge Road, Smyrna, Ionia County, MI

 
 
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Significance: White's Bridge is one of two surviving examples of a Brown truss covered bridge in the United States. Patented by Josiah Brown Jr. in 1857, the Brown truss represents a mid-nineteenth century flowering of innovation in American timber bridge design.
Survey number: HAER MI-331
Building/structure dates: 1869 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1936 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1967 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1991 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73002330

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Brown, Josiah
Bresee, Jared N
Walker, Joseph H
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Marston, Christopher, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Federal Highway Administration, sponsor
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Library of Congress
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