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conservation of historic bridges.

D. Baird

conservation of historic bridges.

by D. Baird

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1994.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18904903M

  Adapted from "How to Save a Bridge," Historic Bridge Foundation The Historic Bridge Foundation (HBF) is the national advocacy organization for the preservation of historic bridges in the United States. Founded in , HBF provides technical assistance to local groups working to preserve their historic bridges. America's Covered Bridges 12 month wall calendar featuring 13 of history's covered bridge builders with examples of their work. Each month includes a recent photo taken by one of our members plus an historic photo of the bridge. For more information, see Calendar. Listing covered wood truss bridges throughout the world.

Reconstruction to historic covered bridges in a manner consistent with these goals and objectives, and to present these guidelines at the Second National Best Practices Conference for Historic Covered Bridges, time and place to be announced. Approved June 6, First National Best Practices Conference for Covered Bridges, Burlington, Vermont. About. In Congress enacted the National Historic Preservation Act to help preserve historical and archaeological sites. The MnDOT Historic Bridge program was created as a result of this act and works to preserve historic bridges in Minnesota.

The National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges, Inc. was formed to preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and manuscript matter and other articles of . The full story is chronicled in the book, The Historic McGilvray Bridges and The Friends Who Saved Them by Ray Kyro and the Friends of McGilvray Road. This book is available in the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. Learn More. Historic Preservation Advocacy Guide. Find more how-to articles about historic preservation advocacy.


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This practical handbook is a comprehensive guide to the conservation of older bridges, commissioned by the UK Highways Agency. It provides essential guidance and recommendations for bridge conservation, repair and maintenance strategies, and proposes a new approach to best practice for bridge conservation.

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