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Nipmuck Trail Iron Bridge North

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CT 65M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in February 2017

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BH Photo #387241

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Description 

Formerly one span of the Perkins Corner Bridge on Flanders Road. Trusses relocated here in 1997 by the town of Mansfield and reassembled as a narrowed pedestrian bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Fenton River on Nipmuck Trail/Fenton River Trail
Location
Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914 by the American Bridge Co.; trusses relocated here 1997
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Also called
Perkins Corner Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78339, -72.20269   (decimal degrees)
41°47'00" N, 72°12'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/732461/4629509 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spring Hill
Inventory number
BH 66434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 7, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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