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Side view, Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge (Bridge #155), Lee County, North Carolina

Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge (Lee County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Side view, Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge (Bridge #155), Lee County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Bridges
Trusses
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1088pnc001
Builder:
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The bridge was manufactured by the Cambria Works of Johnstown, P.A. | Architectural Note: This 160-foot camelback truss bridge, exhibiting metallic geometry, spans the Deep River. | Historical Note: In 1932, this bridge was moved to its current location from Lillington, where it spanned Neals Creek. When, in 1990, a new concrete bridge was constructed to replace this one, local groups saved the bridge for pedestrian use in a riverside park. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Lee 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
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:

State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The bridge was manufactured by the Cambria Works of Johnstown, P.A.
Architectural note:
This 160-foot camelback truss bridge, exhibiting metallic geometry, spans the Deep River.
Historical note:
In 1932, this bridge was moved to its current location from Lillington, where it spanned Neals Creek. When, in 1990, a new concrete bridge was constructed to replace this one, local groups saved the bridge for pedestrian use in a riverside park. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Lee County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Bridges
Historic sites
National Register of Historic Places
Concrete

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