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