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Spring Street Bridge

Photos 

Spring Street 1

Stafford Historical Society

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BH Photo #444132

Map 

Description 

Appears to be a Truesdell Patent truss as built by A.D. Briggs of Springfield, Mass.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truesdell pony truss bridge over Middle River on Spring Street
Location
Stafford Springs, Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 19th century; probably lasted until 1912 replacement.
Builder
- A.D. Briggs & Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
Truesdell pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Mineral Springs Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95307, -72.30463   (decimal degrees)
41°57'11" N, 72°18'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/723397/4648080 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84584 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2019: New photos from Chester Gehman

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Sources 

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