Covered bridges of America

This paper provides an overview of the early nineteenth century evolution of American covered bridges by describing the development of the four main truss types used. The first National Covered Bridge Conference was held in Burlington, Vermont, USA in June 2003 and this presentation also covers information obtained from that conference on the history and engineering analysis of these structures that typify rural America. (a) For the covering entry of this conference, please see ITRD abstract no. E211602.


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  • Accession Number: 01011303
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 0855886986
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Dec 19 2005 3:00PM