Trestles

A braced framework of timbers, piles, or steelwork usually of considerable height for carrying a road or railroad over a depression.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3354
Names
trestles
trestle
tressels
schraagbruggen Dutch
schraagbrug Dutch
puentes de caballete Spanish
puente de caballete Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007869. The J. Paul Getty Trust.