Blackford Bridge

Blackford Bridge, also known as Pucketts Hole Bridge, is a historic Pratt through truss bridge located near Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia. It was built by the Groton Bridge Company in 1889. It crosses the Clinch River and is a two-span bridge, measuring over 220 feet (67 m) long.[3]

Blackford Bridge
Blackford Bridge northern span.jpg
Northern section of the bridge
Blackford Bridge is located in Virginia
Blackford Bridge
Blackford Bridge is located in the United States
Blackford Bridge
LocationChestnut Rd. (County Road 652), near Lebanon, Virginia
Coordinates36°57′52″N 82°00′38″W / 36.96444°N 82.01056°W / 36.96444; -82.01056Coordinates: 36°57′52″N 82°00′38″W / 36.96444°N 82.01056°W / 36.96444; -82.01056
Arealess than one acre
Built1889 (1889)
ArchitectGroton Bridge and Manufacturing Company
Architectural stylePratt through truss
NRHP reference #10000381[1]
VLR #083-0060
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 24, 2010
Designated VLRMarch 18, 2010[2]

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Pulice, Michael J. (January 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Blackford Bridge" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo