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Structural details, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Catawba County, North Carolina

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge (Catawba County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Structural details, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beams (Structural elements)
Covered bridges
Detail drawings (Drawings)
Joists
Rafters
Original Format:
Measured drawings
Extent:
scale: 1-1/2 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh024107502
Delineator:
Thompson, L. Rockett more info on Thompson, L. Rockett 
Created Date:
Description:
7 of 10
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Catawba 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 Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
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: Bunker Hill Covered Bridge (Catawba County, North Carolina)

Builder:
more info on Ramsour, Andrew L. 
Built:
Community:
Catawba County
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The bridge originally had an open span, but the roof and walls were added around 1900.
Historical note:
The bridge is one of only two covered bridges left in the state, and possibly the last wooden bridge in the United States with Haupt truss construction. The bridge is a National Civil Engineering Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Catawba County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Civil engineering
Covered bridges
Historic sites
Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Trusses
Wooden bridges