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Elevation and cross section, Randolph Bridge No. 52, Randolph County, North Carolina

Randolph Bridge No. 52 (Randolph County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Elevation and cross section, Randolph Bridge No. 52, Randolph County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Covered bridges
Elevations (Building divisions)
Cross sections
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft.; 470mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh013002702
Delineator:
Created Date:
Description:
2 of 2 | Description Note: All information on the bridge comes from the delineator's research notes.
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Randolph County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
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Rights:
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Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Community:
Randolph County
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
State of North Carolina, first owner; North Carolina Highway Commission, mid-twentieth century owner.
Architectural note:
The bridge is constructed from granite native to the site, and from yellow pine. The delineator indicates that the structure was based on a design produced by Ithiel Town, and constructed by Hezekiah Alexander. The bridge received bracing cables in the mid-twentieth century to provide support.
Historical note:
At the time of the drawings, the bridge was one of two remaining covered bridges in North Carolina.
General note:
Description Note: All information on the bridge comes from the delineator's research notes.
Location:
Randolph County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Bridges
Granite
Pine
Cable-stayed bridges
Covered bridges
Historic sites

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