This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1952 Mile High Swinging|
|Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, USA|
|Principals:||Charles Hartman, Jr.|
|Status:||In use (last checked, 2006)|
|Main cables:||Wire (steel)|
- Major refurbishing, 1999, but soon after was wrecked by winds. WSJ20060128: "...winds blew it off its moorings. It might have been blown down the mountain if it hadn't wedged against the steel-frame supports." Reopened April 2000 with 21 new stabilizer cables on each side. Survived 200+ mph wind gust, January 2006.
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