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A Guide to the Research and Documentation of Historic Bridges in Texas

Description: Report discussing historic Texas bridges including a brief history of roads and bridges in the state of Texas, a guide for conducting related research, an overview of bridge types, some resources, a list of bridges in the National Register of Historic Places, and a glossary of terms for features and conditions of bridges, engineering, and other related vocabulary.
Date: January 2004
Creator: Knight, Lila
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a suspension bridge that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventor (No. 411,499). This patent is meant to "decrease the vertical motion in floor of min span of bridge, thereby adding stability thereto; to provide for a new and improved anchorage for the suspension cables of the bridge; and, furthermore, to improve certain details of construction" (lines 15-20).
Date: January 23, 1894
Creator: Greer, William Henry Clay
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department