Mitchell County

Blue Ridge Parkway over NC 226 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over NC 226 on Blue Ridge Parkway
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Jacks Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Jacks Creek on NC 1336
Open to traffic
Built 1923
North Toe River Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over North Toe River on NC 1304
Open to traffic
Built 1922
North Toe River Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over North Toe River on NC 197
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Pigeon Roost   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Rooster Roost Road, Rooster Roost Creek on CSX
Open to traffic
Original bridge on the Clinchfield Railroad going into the Toe River/Nolichucky Gorge
The Clinchfield Loops - A: Ridge Tunnel   [Map]
Tunnel under Blue Ridge, Eastern Continental Divide on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; rehabilitated 1958. The following tunnels are labeled beginning with "A" as the line descends the Blue Ridge.
Toe River Footbridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck truss bridge over Toe River on a pedestrian walkway in Spruce Pine
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1940
Vance Tunnel   [Map]
Tunnel under Vance Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Vance Tunnel is the 37th tunnel on the historic Clinchfield Railroad, linking the Ohio River Valley to the Atlantic coast flatlands
YAN - North Toe River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Toe River on Yancey Railroad
Removed
Abandoned 1977 due to flood-weakened piers; One span damaged by a bulldozer & collapsed 2003; Burned ?, Removed via helicopter ca. 2008