Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge

Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge
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Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge is located in North Carolina
Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge
Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge is located in the United States
Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge
LocationHunting Creek N of US 64 & 70 between jct. of Stonebridge Rd. & E. Union St., Morganton, North Carolina
Coordinates35°45′5″N 81°39′31″W / 35.75139°N 81.65861°W / 35.75139; -81.65861Coordinates: 35°45′5″N 81°39′31″W / 35.75139°N 81.65861°W / 35.75139; -81.65861
Area0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Builtc. 1860 (1860)
MPSMorganton MRA
NRHP reference No.87001923[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 9, 1987

Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge is a historic stone railroad bridge located at Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina. It was built about 1860, and is a two-span, stone arch bridge. It measures 130 feet long and stands about 24 feet above the creek. It was replaced by another bridge by at least 1890.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Suzanne Pickens Wylie (July 1986). "Hunting Creek Railroad Bridge" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.