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The Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
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Berlin Iron Bridge Co.. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co. - Page 119. 1889. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/621/show/608.

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Berlin Iron Bridge Co.. (1889). The Berlin Iron Bridge Co. - Page 119. Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/621/show/608

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Title The Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
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  • Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Publisher U.S.A: The Company
Date 1889
Description Pamphlet of the bridges built by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
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  • Iron and steel bridges
  • Iron, Structural
  • Iron and steel bridges Design and construction
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  • pamphlets
Language English
Physical Description 131 page pamphlet
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Transcript THE BERLIN IRON BRIDGE COMPANY, The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Newark Valley, N. Y. Gentlemen—The universal verdict in regard to the bridge you built for us last season is "the best I ever saw." Personally, I wish to say something in appreciation of your promptness in fulfilling the contract on your part. The time given you was very short, and the circumstances such that the public would have been greatly inconvenienced by delay on your part. Respectfully yours, etc., Jno. M. Clifford, Com. Highways. Malone, Franklin Co., N. Y. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Gentlemen—We have two of your bridges, one built six or seven years ago, which has given entire satisfaction in every respect, so we thought we would try you again last year. Would say I got just what I bought, a Parabolic Truss 8^ feet long; it giveo entire satisfaction. The town are satisfied and so am I. Geo. C. Spencer, Com. Highways. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Sheldon, Vt. Gentlemen—Your company has Constructed, at different times, three iron bridges in this town, the last of which is a beautiful suspension bridge of 250 feet span, and it is due to the company, that we should say that we fully appreciate the fair and honorable manner in which your company have in every instance dealt with the town, and we cheerfully recommend your company to all persons or municipalities who may want anything in your line. Very respectfully yours, Robert McLeod, \ B. A. Beaty, \ Selectmen. P. B. B. Northrop, J The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Great Barrington, Mass. Gentlemen—Your letter of some days since was duly received. We now have nine iron bridges in this town built by your company, and one a Pratt truss, built by another company. The fact that the contract for our new iron bridge in 1888, was awarded to your company, several others competing for it, shows that after years of trial, we still consider your bridges among the best. The Parabolic truss recommends itself to us for its pleasing appearance as well as for its strength and durability. Yours truly, A. C. Collins, Chairman of Selectmen. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Biddeford, Me. Gentlemen—The bridge you built for the city of Biddeford last summer is a fine structure, and is very satisfactory, as all the bridges have been that you have built for us. I recommend your work above any other that I know of. Respectfully, C. E. Goodwin, Mayor. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn. : Ebenezer, N. Y. Gentlemen—You have built under my superinspection in my town of West Seneca, Erie Co., N. Y., two (2) very fine large iron bridges to the best expectation of people and myself, as Commissioner of Highways. I can, with the best of my ability, recommend the work and company. Yours very truly, John A. Witzig, Com. Highways. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn.: Canisteo, N. Y. Gentlemen—We have two of your wrought-iron bridges erected in this town, of 110 and 100 ft. spans, built in 1887 and 1888. Can safely recommend your bridge to the public as being strong, durable, neat in appearance, and the bridge to buy. They give good satisfaction to the people of our town. Yours truly, N. J. Stephens, Com. Highways. To whom it may concern : We, the undersigned, respectfully certify that The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., of East Berlin, Conn., erected a suspension bridge across the river Ausable in the village of Keesville, and repaired the iron bridge at Clintonville, by putting in a floor system, aligning it, etc., that their work was performed in an excellent manner, and gave universal satisfaction. We are pleased to have an opportunity to testify as to the satisfactory work on these bridges, the reasonableness of their charges, the courtesy of their foreman, and the honorable business dealing that has thus far characterized their relations with us. W. Harper, \ Commissioners of Highways Harrison Arnold, \ of the Town of Ausable, R. A. McCormickJ Clinton Co., N. Y. L. B. Davis, \ Commissioners of Highways John Rumney, [-of the Town of Chesterfield, R. B. Hindes, ) Essex Co., N. Y. The Berlin Iron Bridge Co., East Berlin, Conn.: Newport, N. Y. Gentlemen—The iron bridge which you built for us between the towns of Newport and Fairfield at Middleville is satisfactory in every way, shape, and manner. The bridge has strength and stiffness both vertically and laterally, and presents a very ornamental appearance. Your dealings with the town have been very satisfactory indeed, and all our citizens speak well of your bridge and of all your dealings with us. The bridge increases in favor every day, and we should be pleased to show it to patties who want to see a first-class bridge. ^T^Z^^^"""^^ of HiShways of NewP°rt> N- Y" Charles Pound, Late Commissioner of Highways of Fairfield, N. Y*. EAST BERLIN, CONNECTICUT, U. S. A.