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Asylum Street Bridge

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #416800

Map 

Description 

Bridge was rendered superfluous after the Park River and its feeders were placed in underground conduit during the 1940's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Gully Brook on Asylum Street
Location
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1897
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76766, -72.68069   (decimal degrees)
41°46'04" N, 72°40'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/692782/4626580 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford North
Inventory number
BH 80226 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,880)
Arch (11,528)
Built 1897 (236)
Built during 1890s (2,742)
Connecticut (695)
Deck arch (10,780)
Hartford County, Connecticut (114)
Hartford, Connecticut (19)
Lost (22,238)
Stone arch (2,791)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2019: Updated by Chester Gehman: Bridge actually crossed Gully Brook, a Park River tributary.
  • January 23, 2018: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com