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Sulphur Fork Creek Bridge, Spanning Sulfur Fork Creek on Spring Road, Port Royal, Montgomery County, TN

Sulphur Fork Creek Bridge, Spanning Sulfur Fork Creek on Spring Road, Port Royal, Montgomery County, TN

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description

Summary

Significance: The Sulphur Fork Creek Bridge is a representative Pratt through truss. Generally typical in composition, it features unusual hip verticals. It is one of the first bridges in the State to have been erected by the Converse Bridge Company, one of only two major native Tennessee bridge companies which specialized in metal trusses.
Survey number: HAER TN-27
Building/structure dates: 1890 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1955 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Converse, W H
Converse Bridge Company
Siskin Steel and Supply Company
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
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Location

Port Royal (Tenn.)36.55038, -87.14201
Google Map of 36.550381, -87.142006
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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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