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South Flat River Bridge

Photos 

Main Span, in winter

Photo taken by Matthew Ridpath in 2010

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BH Photo #184480

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt pony truss bridge over South Flat River on Formerly NC-1120
Location
Person County, North Carolina
Status
Abandoned
History
Built circa 1910 by the Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, OH; Abandoned and replaced circa 1981.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
5-panel pin-connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 83.0 ft.
Also called
Person County Bridge No. 35
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.26233, -79.01229   (decimal degrees)
36°15'44" N, 79°00'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/678562/4014877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hurdle Mills
Inventory number
BH 46789 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 4, 2010: Added by Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • HAER NC-23 - Person County Bridge No. 35, Spanning South Flat River at State Route 1120
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

South Flat River Bridge
Posted June 5, 2017, by Jimmy (gatsbyandglock [at] gmail [dot] com)

A very sad street view, in Google Maps at these coordinates: 36.262326,-79.011826. If you're looking towards the newer bridge, from that point, you xan turn right and see the old one, nearly covered by plant growth.