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Melrose Road Bridge

Photos 

No Longer Used Iron Bridge Over Scantic River

Photo by Tom Choma

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #317611

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned lenticular pony truss bridge over Scantic River on an abandoned section of Melrose Rd
Location
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1888; Abandoned when State Route 140 superceded this portion of Melrose Road
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 5, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.93853, -72.54696   (decimal degrees)
41°56'19" N, 72°32'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/703357/4645861 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Broad Brook
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99000922 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 56223 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 3, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 2, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added categories "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Wrought Iron"
  • June 11, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • May 12, 2013: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com