Links

 

bullet Society of Industrial Archeology
bullet Historic American Buildings Record
bullet Historic American Engineering Record
bullet Cleveland State University Digital Library (Civil Engineering – Bridges)

bullet King Bridge Company Accessories Catalogue at Cleveland State
bullet King Bridge Company Homepage at Cleveland State University
bullet The Bridges of Metropolitan Cleveland, Past and Present (Sara Ruth Watson & John R. Wolfs) at Cleveland State University
bullet Nathan Holth’s wonderful website on Michigan bridges:  http://www.pcnate.com/bridges/bridges.htm
bullet Example of King Bowstring Bridge, (courtesy of the Jefferson County Historical, Oskaloosa, Kansas)
bullet The Flats in Cleveland, Ohio, King Bridges, (courtesy of the Flats Oxbow Association)
bullet Second Street Bridge, Allegan, Michigan (1886) (Michigan DOT)
bullet history of the bridges between Houghton and Hancock, Michigan By Kevin E. Musser
bullet Yellow Bank Church Campground Bridge, Minnesota
bullet Otoe County, Nebraska (1876, 1878, 1889) (Federal Highway Admin.)
bullet The Century House Historical Society – King Bridges in New York State
bullet Grand Street Bridge, Brooklyn, New York, (courtesy of the New York City DOT)
bullet The Lower Colorado River Authority (Texas)

bullet 2000 Bridge Calendar
bullet 1885 King “Piano” Bridge in Fayette County, Texas
bullet Denton County, Texas, Historical Commission
bullet Historic Bridge Foundation, Buda, Texas

bullet Faust Street Bridge, Comal County, Texas
bullet Maquon Foot Bridges in Knox County, Illinois.  Click the picture below for an image of the Maquon Footbridge.  FB1912.jpg (25959 bytes) (Picture courtesy of The Knox County Historical Sites, Inc)
bullet Historic Birdges of Virginia (Virginian Transportation Resources Council)

bullet 1885 Pratt Truss King Bridge in Town of Marion, Smyth County, Virginia
bullet The Long Island Railroad, Manhasett (Courtesy of the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce)
bullet Bergen County Historical Society (New Jersey).  Click on “Map & Directions” to the King Bridge.  An excerpt from the Website: “The present Pratt-type Low Truss Swing Bridge, installed by the King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland using channel iron made by the Phoenix Iron Co. of Philadelphia, opened February 2, 1889.”
bullet The Woodstock Land Convervancy
bullet Douglas Coulter’s King Iron Bridge Webpage (and other Iron Bridges)
bullet The Prints & Photographs Reading Room at the Library of Congress (Search the “Prints and Photographs Online Catalog” for “King Bridge Company” for some wonderful Black & White photographs of King Bridges.
bullet Bruce S. Cridlebaugh’s Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County (see example of 1893 King iron cantilever through truss)
bullet Daniel Alward’s VenangOil.com website of bridges in Venango County, Pennsylvania.
bullet Preservation efforts by the Clearwater Conservancy in Rapid City, Michigan to save an old pony Pratt Truss King Bridge.
bullet Historic Bridges of Nebraska – Courtesy of the Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration

bullet Bridges in Otoe County
bullet Bridges in Antelope County
bullet Bridges in Butler County
bullet Bridges in Gage County
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The Lorain & West Virginia Railway (“L&WV”), Lorain County, Ohio

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Ohio Memory Online” with wonderful early pictures of the construction of the Stow Street Bridge over the Cuyahoga River in Kent, Ohio.  Type in “Stow Street Bridge” in the search box.  (Thanks to David Simmons for the link)

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Rochester Young Professionals website for saving the Hojack Bridge. http://www.rochesteryoungprofessionals.org/savehojack/

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The Historic Bridge Foundation in Austin, Texas : http://www.historicbridgefoundation.com/

 

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