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Rock Church Suspension Bridge, Spanning Paluxy River, Tolar, Hood County, TX

Rock Church Suspension Bridge, Spanning Paluxy River, Tolar, Hood County, TX

 
 
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Summary

Significance: One of the remaining vernacular suspension bridges in Texas, the Rock Church bridge is an example of a combination cable and stayed truss, an obsolete engineering design.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N536
Survey number: HAER TX-81
Building/structure dates: ca. 1917 Initial Construction

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1917
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Caraway
Chrusciel, Jennifer, field team
Texas Department of TRansportation, sponsor
Texas Historical Commission, sponsor
Sears, Hannah, transmitter
Hardman, Peggy, historian
Harms, Bruce A., photographer
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hood county32.38903, -97.92059
Google Map of 32.3890274, -97.92058999999999
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