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North Carolina Route 1336 Bridge, Spanning North Toe River, Burnsville, Mitchell County, NC



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Location
Spanning North Toe River, Burnsville vicinity, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-27
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Significance: Two 105', six-panel trusses, of engineering note, were designed and built by the Champion Bridge Company. The spans contain the divided hip vertical characteristics of Champion bridges. The upper vertical is one square tension rod. The bridge is supported by two steel piers at the river banks and a concrete pier at mid-stream, angled upstream to reduce turbulence.

Subjects
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Champion Bridge Company
Fore, George, Field Team
Hawke, Paul, Historian
Lanier, Nick, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OBLIQUE OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH
2. OBLIQUE OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. OBLIQUE OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW FROM CENTER SPAN, NORTHEAST PORTAL
5. VIEW OF TOP CHORD SHOWING RIVET JOINT
6. VIEW OF TOP BRACING AND CHORDS
7. VIEW OF PIN JOINT
8. VIEW OF PIN JOINT AND HIP VERTICAL


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