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A statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge

A statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge

communicated to the Philadelphia Society of Agriculture, 1806

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Published by Printed by Jane Aitken in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schuylkill Permanent Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 61205
    ContributionsPhiladelphia Society of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16678488M

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A Statistical Account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge, Commenced September 5thOpened January 1st Communicated to the Philadelphia Society of Agriculture, Get this from a library.

A statistical account of the Schuylkill permanent bridge: communicated to the Philadelphia society of agriculture, [Richard Peters].

Get this from a library. A statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge: communicated to the Philadelphia Society of Agriculture, [Richard Peters. First bridge - Schuylkill Permanent Bridge. When the directors of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge Company of Philadelphia elected in to build a wooden structure across the Schuylkill instead of the stone arch bridge originally planned, they called on Timothy Palmer to complete the job.

Palmer (–) was the best-known wooden bridge Crosses: Schuylkill River. The story of the origins, trials, tribulations and ultimate success of the bridge is told in A Statistical Account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge, prepared for the bridge directors in William Weston, an English engineer/builder, was then in the country working on several canals.

Vol. 6 has title "Sketch of the history of the Philadelphia society for Promoting Agriculture, prepared for the celebration of the th anniversary of its foundation" and includes reprints of some early papers of the society.

Vol. 1 includes a statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge. No more published. A little history might put the name in perspective "Permanent Bridge" was a sort of buzz word in the 19th and very early 20th Century, and was used to contrast well-built bridges with the often very primitive structures (in the 19th century, these were often timber trestle-like structures) that might only last a few years before collapsing or being washed away by floods.

Answers of the committee of the board of directors of "the President, Directors and Company for Erecting a Permanent Bridge over the River Schuylkill at or near the city of Philadelphia," to the questions propounded by the Committee of Councils appointed to inquire into the expediency of making the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge a free bridge.

The Schuylkill River Bridge (also known as the Diamond Run Viaduct) is a bridge that carries the Pennsylvania Turnpike across the Schuylkill length of the bridge is 1, feet ( m).

The bridge was first built in and has been replaced around the summer of along with the Diamond Run Viaduct in order to accommodate future travel nates: 40°06′11″N 75°19′30″W /. Pencoyd Viaduct (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania) Built by the former Schuylkill Valley Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad; closed Open-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River built by Pennsylvania Railroad innow rail-trail bridge for bicycle/pedestrian use.

Vol. 1- includes a statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge. AU - Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. KW - Agriculture KW - Pennsylvania KW - Periodicals ER - TY - BOOK TI - Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture: containing communications on various subjects in husbandry & rural affairs.

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Washington, January, Revised for presentation to their agricultural friends, by. Other articles where Permanent Bridge is discussed: Timothy Palmer: work was the completely enclosed Permanent Bridge (c.

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It rises in eastern Schuylkill county in an anthracite-coal region and receives the Little Schuylkill River while flowing through a gap in Blue Mountain at Port Clinton. It then continues generally southeastward for a total length of Schuylkill Permanent Bridge Company for the purpose of erecting a toll bridge over the Schuylkill River A Statistical Account of the Schuylkill Permanent Bridge Company, Communicated to this was the first book to look at covered bridges from a n historical perspective.

Around the same time, industrialist Henry Ford () began. And additionally to allow it to continue to carry any and all traffic types for that duration, meaning Drover led stock taken on the hoof to market, and the heavier Teamster type loads of freight which demanded the larger tolls – The Schuylkill Permanent Bridge Company President Judge Richard Peters, saw fit to suggest the company board in Author: Will Truax.

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W. A complete history of the NY & Brooklyn Bridge. NY GUASTAVINO, R. Essay on the theory & history of cohesive construction. 2nd ed. Boston, A statistical account of the Schuylkill Permanent.

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The finished product therefore contains images from virtually every major town and city along the Schuylkill River, as well as most of the smaller communities/5(2).