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Narrows Dam Powerhouse Bridge

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Narrows Dam Powerhouse Bridge

Photo taken by Joanna Grey Talbot

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #482099

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Description 

Private Warren Truss bridge connecting the Narrows Dam access road on the Stanly County side of the Yadkin River to the powerhouse located on Montgomery County side. The dam, powerhouse and bridge are all owned by Alcoa.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Yadkin River on Private Road
Location
Stanly County, North Carolina, and Montgomery County, North Carolina
History
Built 1917
Design
Warren through truss
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Narrows Dam and Powerhouse Complex Historic District
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.41840, -80.09199   (decimal degrees)
35°25'06" N, 80°05'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/582434/3919822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Badin
Inventory number
BH 68825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 10, 2015: Added by Michael Miller

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Comments 

Narrows Dam Powerhouse Bridge
Posted September 21, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm guessing this one was at one time a railroad bridge. Another view seems to agree:

https://www.facebook.com/vacanddash/posts/mark-you-calendars...