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Partial view, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Catawba County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Partial view, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Covered bridges
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
3-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0241p04
Created Date:
circa
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
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