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Scuppernong River Bridge

Photos 

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in March 2016

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BH Photo #350365

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge at this location is now in a marine salvage yard on the east bank of the Chowan River near US Hwy 17 in North Carolina. It is a hand cranked pony swing truss.

Facts 

Overview
1926 Warren pony truss swing bridge
Location
Tyrrell County, North Carolina
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1926 rehab 1949
Design
Warren pony truss swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 565.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 5, 1992
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.91726, -76.25557   (decimal degrees)
35°55'02" N, 76°15'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/386717/3975499 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 26, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 14, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: updated design
  • April 19, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com