Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge

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Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge
Duck Run Suspension Bridge.jpg
Duck Run Suspension Bridge, February 2011
Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge is located in West Virginia
Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge
Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge is located in the US
Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge
Location Over the Kanawha R. S of jct. of WV 5 and WV 30, Trubada, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°55′38″N 80°47′28″W / 38.92722°N 80.79111°W / 38.92722; -80.79111Coordinates: 38°55′38″N 80°47′28″W / 38.92722°N 80.79111°W / 38.92722; -80.79111
Area less than one acre
Built 1922
Architect Moss, William M.; Lewis, Fred
Architectural style cable suspension bridge
NRHP Reference #

97000783

[1]
Added to NRHP July 9, 1997

Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge, also known as Trubada Swinging Bridge, is a historic cable suspension bridge that spans the Little Kanawha River at Trubada, Gilmer County, West Virginia. The bridge was built in 1922. The bridge is 351 feet, 7 inches, with a main span of 209 feet, 9 inches, and two half spans of 76 feet, 6 inches, and 65 feet, 4 inches. It features four reinforced concrete towers for the two wire rope cables.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Emory L. Kemp (November 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-20.