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Architectural drawing for a wooden truss bridge. Bridge plan and elevation

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, perspective view, April 12, 1863

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, April 18, 1863

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wales, Australia

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wales, Australia, being viewed by people on boat

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Span no. 5 approaching pier no. 5 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon

Span no. 1 on rocks

1st span landed - note 65' overhand bracing of trusses

Workers posed on span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge upon piers, New South Wales, Australia

Span waiting for spring tide of 8'-6" C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Landing a span C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon, en route to piers

[Newly installed span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, with men posed on it, probably E.K. Morse and S.V. Ryland]

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, moves towards piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, being pushed by small boats C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon floating towards piers

Swinging span no. 5 into place on piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6 lacking

Floating span no. 4

1st span erected

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon

Scaffolding for construction of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, moves away from span atop timber framework on pontoon C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6 landed - safe C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, floating on pontoon towards piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Landing span no. 6 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6. The last trip C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Calcutta. Nirmahal Ghat

[Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region]

[Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region]

Double track bridge across the Mississippi river, Thebes, Illinois-Illmo, Missouri, used by the Cotton Belt Route

Malaya - Britain pursues "scorched earth" policy ... British forces in Malaya have burnt thousands of bales of rubber, destroyed rubber factories and smashed machinery. Indian sappers and miners are seen mining a bridge near Kuala Lumpur.

The Robert C. Byrd Bridge, a 720-foot continuous truss bridge that crosses the Ohio River between Huntington, West Virginia, and Chesapeake, Ohio

The Creamery Covered Bridge in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Now closed to traffic, the Town lattice truss bridge formerly carried Guilford Road across Whetstone Brook, just south of Vermont Route 9. Built in 1879 adjacent to a creamery, it is Brattleboro's last surviving 19th-century covered bridge

The 225-foot-long Saco River Bridge, a covered bridge over the Saco River in Conway, New Hampshire. Built in 1890, the Paddleford-style truss bridge includes added arches and has a posted six-ton limit for crossing vehicles

An oceangoing freighter passes under the 4.067-mile-long Astoria-Megler cantilever bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, in Astoria, Oregon. The bridge near the mouth of the Columbia River connects Astoria to Point Ellice in Washington State

Rainclouds appear above the 4.067-mile-long Astoria-Megler cantilever bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, in Astoria, Oregon. The bridge near the mouth of the Columbia River connects Astoria to Point Ellice in Washington State

A view of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa below the Astoria-Megler Bridge on the Columbia River near its mouth at the Pacific Ocean in Astoria, Oregon. The 4.067-mile-long cantilever bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, connects Astoria to Washington State across the river

An oceangoing freighter passes under the 4.067-mile-long Astoria-Megler cantilever bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, in Astoria, Oregon. The bridge near the mouth of the Columbia River connects Astoria to Point Ellice in Washington State

Rainclouds appear above the 4.067-mile-long Astoria-Megler cantilever bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, in Astoria, Oregon. The bridge near the mouth of the Columbia River connects Astoria to Point Ellice in Washington State

View from the Washington side of the the Astoria-Megler Bridge, a steel cantilever through truss bridge that spans the mouth of the Columbia River, between Astoria, Oregon, and Point Ellice, near Megler, Washington

Sunset beyond the Astoria-Megler Bridge, a steel cantilever through truss bridge that spans the mouth of the Columbia River, between Astoria, Oregon, and Point Ellice, near Megler, Washington. Opened in 1966, it is (as of 2018) the longest continuous truss bridge in North America

Freemansburg-Steel City Bridge, Spanning Lehigh River between Freemansburg & Steel City, Freemansburg, Northampton County, PA

Elk Park Road Bridge, Spanning Elk Creek at Elk Park Road (Township Route 544), Girard Township, Lake City, Erie County, PA

Chain Bridge Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York & No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C

Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Chain Bridge Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York & No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C

Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Trans-Siberian Railway metal truss bridge on stone piers, over the Kama River near Perm, Ural Mountains Region

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Matthews Bridge, Spanning Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Rulo Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Rulo, Richardson County, NE

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

Memorial Avenue Bridge, Spanning Lycoming Creek, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA

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