Wooden C.P.R. ”Howe Truss” Bridge

Wooden C.P.R. ”Howe Truss” Bridge
Uploaded by Terry Nash on 29 Aug 2017 in Carbon

The wooden C.P.R. ”Howe Truss” bridge over the Red Deer River at East Coulee was first built in 1936. First patented in 1840 by Massachusetts millwright William Howe, they were primarily used in the 19th century for bridges across North America. The East Coulee bridge remains a rare example of wooden bridge architecture. Battle River - Crowfoot

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