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McPherson's Ford Bridge, State Route 633 over Cowpasture River, Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, VA

McPherson's Ford Bridge, State Route 633 over Cowpasture River, Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, VA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The McPherson's Ford Bridge is a representative example of a pin-connected steel Pratt through truss, typical of late nineteenth century factory manufactured bridges.
Survey number: HAER VA-104
Building/structure dates: 1896-1897 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Nelson & Buchanan
McPherson, William H
Meyer, Lauren, transmitter
Harns, Bruce A, photographer
Casella, Richard M, historian
Helms, Alison, historian
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Clifton Forge (Va.)37.81624, -79.82449
Google Map of 37.816239, -79.8244947
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