Pony truss

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(Bridge Building) a truss which has so little height that overhead bracing can not be used.

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the existing structure is a fracture critical, riveted steel warren pony truss founded on stone masonry abutments.
A study of the Howe truss design and performance will focus on the Moose Brook Bridge, a Howe boxed pony truss covered bridge in Gorham, NH, through both analytical and full-scale experimental tests.
It is one of eight remaining lenticular pony truss bridges built in Massachusetts during the late 19th century.