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Catawba River Bridge

Photo 

Catawba River Bridge

Opening Day in 1905

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #531815

Description 

Location is a guess.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Catawba River on road
Location
Iredell County, North Carolina, and Catawba County, North Carolina
Status
Destroyed by flooding in 1916 and not replaced
History
Built 1905
Builders
- James W. Brown
- Troutman, B.A.
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 264.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.60067, -80.94289   (decimal degrees)
35°36'02" N, 80°56'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/505172/3939660 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs