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Osgood Bridge, Spanning Beebe River, Perch Pond Road, Campton Station, Grafton County, NH

Osgood Bridge, Spanning Beebe River, Perch Pond Road, Campton Station, Grafton County, NH

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Summary

Significance: The bridge is one of 25 low Warren truss metal highway bridges extant in New Hampshire. Constructed in 1899, the bridge is one of the state's earliest examples of short-span highway bridges employing the low Warren truss design, combined with all-steel materials and riveted connections. The structure is one of three identical bridges erected in Campton in 1898-1899 by the Vermont Construction Company of St. Albans, Vermont, northern New England's sole bridge builder of the period...
Survey number: HAER NH-10
Building/structure dates: 1899 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1960 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Vermont Construction Company
Babbitt, E N
Tomkinson, A E
Hussey, O B
Hawkins, Richard F
Gould, Ernest, photographer
Closs, Christopher, historian
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Location

campton station43.85368, -71.65091
Google Map of 43.8536817, -71.6509117
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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