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Georgia-Carolina Memorial Bridge, State Highway 72, Elberton, Elbert County, GA



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B&W Photos

HB350246
Aerial View From South Carolina Looking West

HB350247
Aerial Of Old And New Bridges Looking North

HB350248
Looking South (downstream) With New Piers In Background

HB350249
View North From Construction Cofferdam

HB350250
Pier Detail Looking North From Construction Cofferdam

HB350251
View From Top Of New Bridge Looking North

HB350252
View Of Georgia Side Downstream On Top Of New Road Bed

HB350253
Downstream Looking North From Construction Cofferdam

HB350254
View North From Cofferdam

HB350255
Detail Of Concrete Spandrels On North Side At Carolina Crossing

HB350256
New Bridge Piers


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Item Title


Location
State Highway 72, Elberton vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-38
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Significance: The Georgia-Carolina Memorial Bridge is an 11-span reinforced concrete arch bridge crossing the Savannah River between Elbert County, Georgia, and Abbeville County, South Carolina. The bridge was dedicated on Armistice Day 1927. At the time of its construction it was one of the largest reinforced concrete bridges in the southeastern United States.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Transportation Engineering


Related Names
Swift, James Y.
Williams, Emmett M.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW FROM SOUTH CAROLINA LOOKING WEST
2. AERIAL OF OLD AND NEW BRIDGES LOOKING NORTH
3. LOOKING SOUTH (DOWNSTREAM) WITH NEW PIERS IN BACKGROUND
4. VIEW NORTH FROM CONSTRUCTION COFFERDAM
5. PIER DETAIL LOOKING NORTH FROM CONSTRUCTION COFFERDAM
6. VIEW FROM TOP OF NEW BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH
7. VIEW OF GEORGIA SIDE DOWNSTREAM ON TOP OF NEW ROAD BED
8. DOWNSTREAM LOOKING NORTH FROM CONSTRUCTION COFFERDAM
9. VIEW NORTH FROM COFFERDAM
10. DETAIL OF CONCRETE SPANDRELS ON NORTH SIDE AT CAROLINA CROSSING
11. NEW BRIDGE PIERS


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