Covered bridges of Harrison County, West Virginia. by Harmer, Harvey Walker

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Published by Educational Foundation in Charleston .

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  • West Virginia,
  • Harrison County.


  • Covered bridges.,
  • Bridges -- West Virginia -- Harrison County.

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LC ClassificationsTG24.W4 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6229825M
LC Control Number57022118

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Covered bridges of Harrison County, West VirginiaAuthor: Harvey Walker Harmer. Covered Bridges of Harrison County: Information on the two remaining covered bridges in Harrison County, Simpson Creek and Fletcher. History of Harrison County West Virginia: By Henry Haymond, ; online at Google books.

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The wooden bridge spans the Buckhannon River near Carrollton and was built in by Emmet J. O'Brien and Daniel O'Brien.

It is feet 9 inches ( m) long and 16 feet ( m) wide, with kingpost trusses supported by concrete piers and Location: Carrollton, West Virginia. A great book documenting the history of covered bridges in Harrison County, West Virginia.

Includes photographs of fifteen covered bridges, thirteen that were standing in Harrison County in A wonderful book for the covered bridge enthusiast.

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The W. Law Covered Bridge is one of the three remaining covered bridges in Harrison County, and the only covered bridge in West Virginia that has multiple kingpost trusses with diagonals absent in the center panels.

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Out. The Fletcher one of three covered bridges remaining in Harrison County and stands out as one of the few covered bridges in West Virginia that has not been significantly altered from its original condition.

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Built inthe bridge was designed by Asa S. Hugill, and found on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places – just one of many West Virginia historic sites. One of Harrison County’s two remaining covered bridges, the Simpson Creek Covered Bridge is foot-wide, and 75 feet long.

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