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Sandy Hook Bridge

Photo 

iron sandyhook4.jpg

picture from http://www.past-inc.org/historic-bridges/metal-sandyhook.htm... other pictures at link

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Map 

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Description 

This is a Phoenix column bridge, pin connected.

See http://www.past-inc.org/historic-bridges/metal-sandyhook.htm...

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Pootatuck River on Dayton Street
Location
Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1890
Builder
- Dean & Westbrook of New York, New York
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 189.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42292, -73.28186   (decimal degrees)
41°25'23" N, 73°16'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/643573/4587131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newtown
Inventory number
BH 53692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 27, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 11, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wrought Iron"
  • June 8, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • June 17, 2013: Updated by Andrew Pearce: Added category "7-panel truss"
  • September 28, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein