Inventory: Lists | Log | References | Condensed | Search

1 suspension bridge was found for search criteria: WSJ20060128 . The one bridge from the search results appears below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: WSJ20060128. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1952 Mile High Swinging
Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, USA
Bridgemeister ID:341
Structurae ID:0004547
O'Donnell ID:108
Coordinates:N 36.095867 W 81.832367
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQU, WSJ20060128
Principals:Charles Hartman, Jr.
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:228f
  • 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.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Mail | Facebook | Twitter