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Lower Gassaway Bridge, State Route 137, spanning Twelve Mile Creek, Norris, Pickens County, SC



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Item Title


Location
spanning Twelve Mile Creek, Norris vicinity, SC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SC-396
0.1983
Significance: It was an abandoned segment of South Carolina secondary road 137 spanning Twelve Mile Creek, 0.1 miles south of the new bridge carrying 137 across the creek. The 6-panel Howe truss wooden and steel covered bridge measured 68' in length, 14' in width, and had a clearance of 12'. The trusses were composed of wooden horizontal chords, wooden diagonal chords in each panel, and paired steel tension rods. It was supported by stone rubble and timber abutments on each bank.

Subjects
Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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