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Home > Georgia > Hiawassee vicinity > Headen Bridge, County Road 87, spanning Hiawassee River, Hiawassee, Towns County, GA



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B&W Photos
South Elevation, Facing North
HB363756
South Elevation, Facing North
East Portal, Showing Bridge In Context
HB363757
East Portal, Showing Bridge In Context
East Portal, Facing West
HB363758
East Portal, Facing West
East Portal
HB363759
East Portal
Pin Connection Typical Of Lower Chord Connections
HB363760
Pin Connection Typical Of Lower Chord Connections


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Item Title


Location
spanning Hiawassee River, Hiawassee vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-46
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Significance: Despite the corrosive forces of the natural elements, the Headen Bridge retains intact its original architectural configuration and functional components, and is an excellent example of an early twentieth century pin-connected Pratt through truss.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Moving Of Structures
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Johnson, J. M.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH ELEVATION, FACING NORTH
2. EAST PORTAL, SHOWING BRIDGE IN CONTEXT
3. EAST PORTAL, FACING WEST
4. EAST PORTAL
5. PIN CONNECTION TYPICAL OF LOWER CHORD CONNECTIONS


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