Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1905/00/00 American Bridge Company Engineer The Lamb-Fish Bridge is built by the American Bridge Co of New York. It is significant in the history of engineering in Mississippi as the only known example of a verticle lift span bridge.
1950/00/00 In 1932, a fire swept through Lamb-Fish Lumber Company plant. The railroad and bridge were abandoned. In the 1950s, the span was lowered, railroad ties were removed, and the structure was converted to a one-lane car and truck bridge.

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Particulars for Lamb-Fish Bridge:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Structure type Bridge
Area of Significance Engineering
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Area of Significance Railroad
Sight Category Structure
Bridge Movable Type Vertical Lift Bridge
Historic Use Water-related

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 17th May 1982

Registry Name: Lamb-Fish Bridge
Registry Address: E of Charleston
Registry Number: 82004631
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: Local
Architect: American Bridge Co. of New York
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Vertical Lift Span
Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Industry, Engineering
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 3000-4999 BC
Significant Year: 1905
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Rail-related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-Function: Water-related Pedestrian related

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