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Person County Bridge No. 35, Spanning South Flat River at State Route 1120, Hurdle Mills, Person County, NC



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B&W Photos

HB762718
Southwest Portal

HB762719
Southeast Elevation

HB762720
Detail Of Eastern Panels

HB762721
Detail Of Northwest Side Panels

HB762722
Loop-welded Eye Tension Member Pinned Into Top Chord And Intermediate Post

HB762723
Lower Loop-welded Eye Tension Member Pinned Into Intermediate Post

HB762724
Truss Floor System Beneath Decking

HB762725
Detail Of Bridge Plate


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Item Title


Location
Spanning South Flat River at State Route 1120, Hurdle Mills vicinity, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-23
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The Person County Bridge No. 35 was built in the early teens by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington, Ohio. It spans 83 feet and is divided into five equal panels. The trusses contain the characteristic intermediate post design of the Champion Company. The webs of the riveted channels are cut to allow the passage of the pins in the joints. All of the tension members have loop-welded eyes.

Subjects
Bridges
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Champion Bridge Company
Fore, George, Historian
Page, Randall B., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTHWEST PORTAL
2. SOUTHEAST ELEVATION
3. DETAIL OF EASTERN PANELS
4. DETAIL OF NORTHWEST SIDE PANELS
5. LOOP-WELDED EYE TENSION MEMBER PINNED INTO TOP CHORD AND INTERMEDIATE POST
6. LOWER LOOP-WELDED EYE TENSION MEMBER PINNED INTO INTERMEDIATE POST
7. TRUSS FLOOR SYSTEM BENEATH DECKING
8. DETAIL OF BRIDGE PLATE


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