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Fort River Covered Bridge

Photo 

Fort River Covered Bridge

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #523225

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Fort River on Bay Road
Location
Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1840
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.33253, -72.57889   (decimal degrees)
42°19'57" N, 72°34'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/699468/4689537 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,073)
Built 1840 (57)
Built during 1840s (306)
Covered (2,773)
Hampshire County, Massachusetts (71)
Lost (30,014)
Lost 1962 (114)
Lost during 1960s (1,041)
Massachusetts (1,219)
Owned by township (3,360)
Replaced by new bridge (20,421)
Through truss (17,875)
Truss (36,780)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs