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History/Design | Pennsylvania Covered Bridges

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Burr Arch Truss. History. Why cover the bridges? Today covered bridges are considered historical landmarks, romantic structures resembling the past, but what ...

Ohio's Vanishing Covered Bridges - Back in Time - General ...

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The history of covered bridges can be traced as far back as 780 B.C. in ancient Babylon. In America the first covered bridge was built in Connecticut in 1804 by ...

covered bridge | engineering | Britannica.com

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The function of the roof and siding, which in most covered bridges create an ... between roof and crossbeams, depicting the history of the town and the lives of its ...

Why Are Covered Bridges Covered? Why Do They Covered Bridges?

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Covered bridges were also covered to keep the rain off the wooden deck of the bridge which would make it very slippery. The roofs on covered bridges also kept  ...

The Pennsylvania Center for the Book - Covered Bridges

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The authentic covered bridges of Pennsylvania have become historical landmarks due to their rich past, interesting architecture and commitment by the ...

covered bridges - Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

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Smithsonian. COVERED. BRIDGES. Spanning the American Landscape. Organized by the ... offers an engaging exploration of the history, architecture, and ...

New England's Covered Bridges | Discover New England

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Discover the romantic and historic covered bridges of New England dotting the landscape throughout this special region of the USA. Drive, walk, or bike over ...

NYS Covered Bridge History | New York State Covered Bridge Society

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INFORMATION ABOUT NEW YORK COVERED BRIDGES: New York State, at one time was home to over 300 covered bridges. Many which crossed major ...

National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges

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Purpose: "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and ...

Google Answers: Covered bridges

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HTML "The Frequently Asked Question about covered bridges has to ... the covered bridge originated: http://www.philippi.org/history.htm "The ...

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A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof and siding which, in most covered bridges, create an almost complete enclosure. The purpose of the ... More »