Hidden from the freeways and the major highways of North Carolina are some of Carolina's Lost Bridges.  These architechtural artifacts are glimpses to North Carolina's past.  So come explore Carolina Lost - The Bridges!
Cleveland County: Bridge No. 114 ---A single lane wooden deck bridge hidden in the foothills.  Montgomery County: Swift Island Bridge ---This 75 year old concrete arch bridge is on its last days.
Cleveland County: Graham Elementary Pedestrian Bridge ---This aging bridge still helps school children today. Nash County: Abandoned US 64 - Tar River Bridge ---Hidden from a modern freeway, this bridge was the first of three US 64 crossings over the Tar River. 
Davidson County: Former Stokes County Bridge No. 197 & Vietnam Veterans Memorial ---A century old Pratt Pony Truss Bridge and a somber salute to those lost in Vietnam.  Orange County: Exchange Park Bridge - Hillsborough ---An 85 year old concrete 'T' beam bridge that carried old NC 10 and still in use today. 
Gaston County: High Shoals - South Fork River Crossing ---An old arch truss bridge in Carolina's Piedmont.  Randolph County - Pisgah Covered Bridge ---One of the state's rare surviving covered bridges.
Gaston County: Old Hardin Road Bridge - South Fork River ---An over 40 year old abandoned truss bridge hidden away from most travelers.  Scotland County: Wagram Lumber River Bridge ---Built in the 1920s and left for us in the 1940s. 
Hoke County: Wagram Lumber River Bridge ---Built in the 1920s and left for us in the 1940s. Stanly County: Swift Island Bridge ---This 75 year old concrete arch bridge is on its last days.
Iredell County: Bridge No. 228 ---I caught this relic before it was replaced! 

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    Page Created: January 9, 2006
    Last Updated:  January 5, 2008

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