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Blodgett's Bridge (1880's)

Photos 

Three bridges north

Photo dates between 1911 when BSR bridge built, and 1925 when road bridge replaced. Local lore claims it was a Berlin bridge, but plaque resembles Dean & Westbrook.

Photographer unknown;

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BH Photo #473927

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Ashley Falls Road in Ashley Falls
Location
Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1880's and replaced in 1925
Builder
- Dean & Westbrook of New York, New York
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Ashley Falls Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06955, -73.34009   (decimal degrees)
42°04'10" N, 73°20'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/637322/4658831 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89612 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2020: Added by Chester Gehman

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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