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Clarkton Bridge, Spanning Staunton River at State Route 620, Clarkton, Charlotte County, VA



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Location
Spanning Staunton River at State Route 620, Clarkton vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-108
Part of building/structure is in Clarkton vicinity, Halifax County, VA.
Significance: The Clarkton Bridge is a representative example of a pin-connected steel Camelback truss, supported by steel cylinder piers. The truss and piers are typical of late nineteenth and early twentieth century factory-manufactured bridges.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW IN CONTEXT, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
2. GENERAL VIEW IN CONTEXT, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
4. SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
5. NORTH ELEVATION OF THE WEST SPAN, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
6. SOUTH ELEVATION OF THE WEST SPAN, LOOKING NORTH
7. SOUTH ELEVATION OF THE EAST SPAN, LOOKING NORTH
8. DECK VIEW OF THE WEST APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
9. PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, WEST SPAN, LOOKING EAST
10. PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, EAST SPAN, LOOKING WEST
11. SOUTH ELEVATION OF THE EAST APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH
12. SOUTH ELEVATION OF THE WEST APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH
13. WEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHWEST
14. PIER DETAIL, WEST SIDE OF THE WEST SPAN, LOOKING NORTHEAST
15. DETAIL VIEW OF THE STRINGER AND FLOOR BEAM SYSTEMS, SHOWING CENTER PIER BETWEEN MAIN SPANS, LOOKING EAST


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