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Palisado Avenue Bridge (1854) 07-02-24#2x

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Palisado Avenue Bridge

looking southeast

Photo from Windsor Historical Society

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #484757

Description 

Replaced a covered Town Lattice truss bridge of 1833 washed away in a flood in May, 1854.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Farmington River on Palisado Avenue in Windsor.
Location
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1854
Design
Howe through truss
Also called
Fenton's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85685, -72.63844   (decimal degrees)
41°51'25" N, 72°38'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696022/4636579 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Corrected truss type in Overview.
  • May 21, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 10, 2021: Updated by Chester Gehman: Changed truss type to Howe; added some description.
  • October 25, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com