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North Carolina Route 1392 Bridge, Spanning Tuckaseegee River, Dillsboro, Jackson County, NC



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Location
Spanning Tuckaseegee River, Dillsboro vicinity, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-25
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Significance: It is one of the most highly visible truss bridges in the mountains, for it spans the Tuckaseegee River beside U.S. Route 19A. It is 160' long and divided into nine panels. The truss was designed for two lanes of traffic. The span contains fully-machined members. The clevises of the tie rods are threaded onto its members.

Subjects
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Owego Bridge Company
Fore, George, Field Team
Lanier, Nick, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST SIDE
2. VIEW OF WEST PORTAL
3. VIEW OF EAST PORTAL
4. VIEW OF EAST PORTAL FROM MIDSPAN
5. VIEW OF EAST SIDE AND TOP CHORD
6. VIEW OF TOP CHORD AND PIN CONNECTION
7. VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD CONNECTION


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