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

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

Title:
Side view, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Covered bridges
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0241pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Catawba County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:
Covered bridges
Wooden bridges
National Register of Historic Places
Historic sites
Landmarks
Trusses
Civil engineering