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Bridge Street Bridge (1880)

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Bridge Street Bridge (Old)

looking east

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #496937

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Bridge Street
Location
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Destroyed by flooding in 1952
History
Built 1880; removed 1950s
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19253, -73.35896   (decimal degrees)
42°11'33" N, 73°21'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/635498/4672455 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93038 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2021: New photo from GS
  • May 1, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Bridge Street Bridge (Old)
Posted May 3, 2021, by GS

Done.

Bridge Street Bridge (Old)
Posted May 3, 2021, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

GS:

Please delete my photo from this page. Moving photos that aren't your own is not good practice. I know you meant well.

Bridge Street Bridge (Old)
Posted May 3, 2021, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks, but I wanted the photo left in Comments. I know how to rotate a photo otherwise. I don't think the rotate feature is available for Comment photos.

Bridge Street Bridge (Old)
Posted May 3, 2021, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Great postcard, Geoff! It also shows the "Indian Fordway Tablet" which is still there next to the bridge, although most of the inscription has worn away. Photos attached.

P.S. Sorry for sideways photo-cannot rotate images in comments.