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Gholson Bridge, Spanning Meherrin River at VA State Route 715, Lawrenceville, Brunswick County, VA



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Location
Spanning Meherrin River at VA State Route 715, Lawrenceville vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-111
Significance: The Gholson Bridge is a representative example of a pin-connected wrought iron and steel Pratt through truss typical of late nineteenth century factory-manufactured bridges.

Related Names
Wrought Iron Bridge Company,Builder


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW IN CONTEXT, LOOKING SOUTH
2. GENERAL VIEW IN CONTEXT, LOOKING NORTH
3. 3/4 VIEW, EAST ELEVATION OF BOTH SPANS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. 3/4 VIEW, WEST ELEVATION OF BOTH SPANS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
5. WEST ELEVATION OF THE SOUTH SPAN, LOOKING EAST
6. EAST ELEVATION OF THE SOUTH SPAN, LOOKING WEST
7. NORTH PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, NORTH SPAN, LOOKING SOUTH
8. SOUTH PORTAL AND DECK VIEW, SOUTH SPAN, LOOKING NORTH
9. NORTH ABUTMENT, LOOKING EAST
10. SOUTH ABUTMENT, LOOKING EAST
11. DETAIL VIEW OF THE FLOOR BEAM AND STRINGER SYSTEM, NORTH SPAN, LOOKING SOUTH
12. DETAIL VIEW OF THE UPPER CHORD CONNECTIONS, NORTH SPAN, EAST SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
13. DETAIL VIEW OF THE LOWER CHORD CONNECTIONS, SOUTH SPAN, WEST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
14. DETAIL VIEW OF AN END SHOE SEATED ON THE NORTH ABUTMENT, WEST SIDE, LOOKING EAST


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