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North Carolina Route 1412 Bridge, Spanning Leepers Creek, Laboratory, Lincoln County, NC

North Carolina Route 1412 Bridge, Spanning Leepers Creek, Laboratory, Lincoln County, NC

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Summary

Significance: It is the earliest bridge to contain rolled sections in its truss system. The span is 120' and divided into seven panels. It contains the characteristic bolted pins of the Owego Company, builder of the bridge. Beneath the bridge is a nineteenth century, intact dam. Next to the bridge is a textile mill, typical of mountain communities of that time.
Survey number: HAER NC-26
Building/structure dates: 1912 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Owego Bridge Company
Fore, George, field team
Yearby, Jean P, transmitter
Hawke, Paul, historian
Lanier, Nick, photographer
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laboratory35.46370, -81.20782
Google Map of 35.4637028, -81.20781640000001
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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