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North Carolina Route 1116 Bridge, Spanning Jacob Fork River, Longview, Catawba County, NC



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Location
Spanning Jacob Fork River, Longview vicinity, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-34
Building/structure dates: 1800 initial construction
Significance: This Pratt Half-Hip bridge is 56 feet long. The joints are all pin-connected and contain another unusual feature, bolted caps on the pins. Instead of the more common substructure of masonry piers, the bridge is supported by cylindrical steel columns.

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 BRIDGE FROM SOUTH
2. OBLIQUE OVERALL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING FROM WEST TO EAST
3. VIEW OF WESTERN PORTAL
4. VIEW OF WESTERN PORTAL
5. DETAIL VIEW OF TRUSS


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