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Richard's Lenticular Bridge

Photo 

Richards Unionville

Photo submitted by Chester Gehman; Lewis H. Mills Collection

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BH Photo #394953

Map 

Description 

Replaced a covered bridge built in 1837. Washed out on August 19, 1955.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Road
Location
Unionville, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1895;Lost to flooding in 1955
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Also called
Unionville Lenticular Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76421, -72.89639   (decimal degrees)
41°45'51" N, 72°53'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/674862/4625735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Collinsville
Inventory number
BH 61179 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2017: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added photo, short description.
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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