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Buena Vista Ford Bridge, Spanning Round Lick Creek on McClanahan Road, Carthage, Smith County, TN



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Location
Spanning Round Lick Creek on McClanahan Road, Carthage vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-18
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Significance: The bridge is significant for its unusually long length for a Pony Pratt truss and for its "fish-bellied" bottom chords. The bridge also derives significance from its association with W.T. Young Bridge Company, a native Tennessee bridge company.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
W.T. Young Bridge Company
Ford, T. G.
Curtis, J. R.
Baird, R. M.
Ball, F. E.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF BRIDGE IN SETTING, LOOKING NORTHWEST
2. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
3. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
4. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
5. THROUGH VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
6. VIEW OF WEST END, HIP PANEL, LOOKING NORTH
7. 3/4 VIEW OF BOTTOM CHORD, LOOKING EAST
8. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, OF TOP CHORD SHOWING HIP VERTICAL ON EAST END
9. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, OF BOTTOM CHORD SHOWING HIP VERTICAL ON WEST END


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