Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1839/00/00 Richard Delafield American Engineer First Cast Iron Bridge in America, Dunlap's Creek Bridge, is erected to carry the National Road across Dunlap's Creek in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1836-1839. Invention of Structure Cast Iron

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Particulars for Dunlap's Creek Bridge:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Structure type Bridge
Build Material Cast Iron
Area of Significance Engineering
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Invention
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Road-related
Owner State
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 78002398
Resource Type:
Owner: State
Architect: Delafield,Richard
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Invention
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1836, 1839
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Road-related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-Function: Road-related

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