Buena Vista Ford Bridge, Spanning Round Lick Creek on McClanahan Road, Carthage, Smith County, TN
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Spanning Round Lick Creek on McClanahan Road, Carthage vicinity, TN
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
Steel Truss Bridges
W.T. Young Bridge Company
Ford, T. G.
Curtis, J. R.
Baird, R. M.
Ball, F. E.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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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