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Sloans Ferry Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #378264

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Catawba River on US-74
Location
Belmont, Gaston County, North Carolina, and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; replaced 1933
Builders
- C.W. Requarth Co. (Contractor)
- Wilbur J. Watson & Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Designer)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 161.0 ft.
Total length: 1,920.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.24523, -81.00910   (decimal degrees)
35°14'43" N, 81°00'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/499171/3900238 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com