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North Carolina Route 1412 Bridge, Spanning Leepers Creek, Laboratory, Lincoln County, NC



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Location
Spanning Leepers Creek, Laboratory vicinity, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-26
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Significance: It is the earliest bridge to contain rolled sections in its truss system. The span is 120' and divided into seven panels. It contains the characteristic bolted pins of the Owego Company, builder of the bridge. Beneath the bridge is a nineteenth century, intact dam. Next to the bridge is a textile mill, typical of mountain communities of that time.

Subjects
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Owego 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. VIEW OF EASTERN PORTAL
2. OBLIQUE VIEW OF EASTERN PORTAL
3. VIEW OF NORTHEAST END OF BRIDGE FROM LOWER EAST BANK
4. VIEW OF TRUSS FLOORING SYSTEM BENEATH DECKING
5. VIEW OF NORTH AND SOUTH PANELS, LOOKING FROM EASTERN PORTAL
6. VIEW OF TOP CHORD AND NORTHERN PANELS
7. VIEW OF HIP VERTICAL PIN JOINT WITH LOWER CHORD
8. VIEW OF INTERMEDIATE POST, JOINED TO TOP CHORD WITH BOLTED PINS
9. VIEW OF PINNED HIP CONNECTION AND PORTAL BRACING
10. VIEW OF WESTERN END OF BRIDGE PLATE
11. VIEW OF EASTERN END OF BRIDGE PLATE


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