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Swing bridge pivot (Artifact 42)

Descriptive

TypeOfResource
StillImage
TitleInfo (ID = T-1)
Title
Swing bridge pivot (Artifact 42)
Identifier (type = local)
number tag 42
Identifier (type = hdl)
http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/rucore00000002088.Photograph.000057109
Genre (authority = AAT)
artifacts
Subject (ID = SBJ-1); (authority = local)
Topic
Archaelogy
Subject (ID = SBJ-2); (authority = local)
Topic
Excavations
Subject (ID = SBJ-3); (authority = NJCCS)
Temporal
Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Subject (ID = SBJ-4); (authority = NJCCS)
Temporal
The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900)
Subject (ID = SBJ-5); (authority = lcsh/lcnaf)
Geographic
New Brunswick (N.J.)
Subject (ID = SBJ-6)
HierarchicalGeographic
Country
UNITED STATES
State
New Jersey
County
Middlesex County
City
New Brunswick (N.J.)
Abstract (type = summary)
One of the many feature of nineteenth century canals was the Swing Bridge. These bridges crossed the canal and allowed traffic from one side to the other. Usually these bridges operated from the bank of the canal to the towpath on the opposite side. The Swing bridges rotated upon a pivot. This artifact illustrates the pivot mechanism that allowed this rotation. This pivot allowed the bridge to move to the side and allow boats and other water traffic to pass through.
Note (type = content)
In 1998, the New Brunswick Free Public Library accepted 31 artifacts that were recovered from the Delaware & Raritan Canal outlet lock and towpath. Currently they are are on permanent display in the Henry Guest House which is on the library grounds. The various artifacts are organized into six different categories: Tools; Pieces of Canal; Milk Bottles; Mule Shoes; Workers Personal Objects; and Bones. As a part of the inventory, each artifact is listed with a label (Item no., Title, Description, and Date Accepted), an expanded description, and a photograph(s). These objects are a portion of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Collection of the NBFPL Archives. The larger collection includes pictures, articles, and documents about the canal and its history. Access is available by appointment at the library.
Name (ID = NAME-1); (type = personal)
NamePart (type = family)
Schkrutz
NamePart (type = given)
Eric
NamePart (type = date)
2010
Role
RoleTerm (authority = marcrelator); (type = text)
Photographer
Name (ID = NAME-1); (type = corporate)
NamePart
New Brunswick Free Public Library
Role
RoleTerm (authority = marcrelator)
Owner
OriginInfo
DateCreated (point = start); (qualifier = approximate)
1830
DateCreated (point = end); (qualifier = exact)
1998
DateOther (type = Excavation date)
1998
RelatedItem (type = host)
TitleInfo
Title
Delaware and Raritan Canal Artifacts
Identifier (type = local)
rucore00000002088
Location
PhysicalLocation (authority = marcorg); (displayLabel = New Brunswick Free Public Library)
NjNb
Identifier (type = doi)
doi:10.7282/T3HX1C91
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Rights

RightsDeclaration (AUTHORITY = NJDH); (ID = rulibRdec0001)
This resource may be copyright protected. You may make use of this resource, with proper attribution, for educational and other non-commercial uses only. Contact the contributing organization to obtain permission for reproduction, publication, and commercial use.
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Source

Shelving
Locator (TYPE = Call number)
HGH4
Note
Henry Guest House Room 4
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Technical

ContentModel
Photograph
MimeType (TYPE = file)
image/tiff
MimeType (TYPE = container)
application/x-tar
FileSize (UNIT = bytes)
808960
Checksum (METHOD = SHA1)
e89734d1adb2f62bb75b4c4aab2234604f8efb91
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