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Slater Cotton Mill Bridge

Photo 

CT 08M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman July 1983

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BH Photo #388072

Map 

Description 

This single lane wide lenticular crossed the tailrace of the J. and W. Slater's Jewett City Cotton Co. Removed at some time in the later 1980's, the tailrace has been filled in. The mill buildings house several local industries.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Mill Tailrace on Access Road; now named Wedgewood Drive
Location
Jewett City, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built c. 1890; removed late 1980's
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60198, -71.98502   (decimal degrees)
41°36'07" N, 71°59'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/251239/4609890 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jewett City
Inventory number
BH 61562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2017: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • June 30, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added categories "Wrought Iron", "Pin-connected"

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com