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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (Second)

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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge

The Evening Chronicle: April 6 1909

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BH Photo #459925

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Description 

Reused the original abutments and piers from the 1849 bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Catawba River on Rozzell's Ferry Road
Location
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and Gaston County, North Carolina
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built in 1909-10 by the York Bridge Company; destroyed by flooding in 1916.
Builder
- York Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 612.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Rozzelle's Ferry Bridge (Incorrect later spelling)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.34931, -80.97313   (decimal degrees)
35°20'58" N, 80°58'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/502441/3911782 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87164 (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