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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (First)

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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge

The Southern Home: January 18 1875

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BH Photo #459920

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Description 

Burned out of spite 9 days after the Civil War ended. Wouldn't be rebuilt for 45 years.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Catawba River on Charlotte & Lincolnton Plank Road
Location
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and Gaston County, North Carolina
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built in 1849 by David M. Renno; destroyed by fire in 1865.
Builders
- David M. Renno
- Plank Road Co. (Charlotte & Lincolnton)
Design
Lattice through truss (Covered?)
Also called
Rozzelle's Ferry Bridge (Incorrect later spelling)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.34869, -80.97308   (decimal degrees)
35°20'55" N, 80°58'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/502445/3911712 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 10, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com