George H. Pegram

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George Herndon Pegram
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Born 1855
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Died 1937
Brooklyn, New York
Resting place Cohasset Cemetery, Cohasset, Massachusetts
Alma mater Washington University, St. Louis

George Herndon Pegram (1855 - 1937), most commonly known as George H. Pegram, was an engineer who patented the Pegram truss.[1]

He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1855. He completed a civil engineering degree at Washington University, St. Louis in 1877. He died in Brooklyn, New York, in 1937.[1]

A number of Pegram truss bridges are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Examples include:


  1. ^ a b "Pegram Truss Railroad Bridges of Idaho" (PDF). 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "About - St. Louis Union Station". St. Louis Union Station. Retrieved 2016-05-11.