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Tilton Island Park Bridge

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Tilton Island Park Bridge

Looking SW from E. Main St

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2014

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Overview
Truesdell pony truss bridge over Winnipesautee River on Pedestrian Trail
Location
Northfield, Belknap County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1881
Builders
- A.D. Briggs & Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts
- J.R. Smith of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
Truesdell Truss
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 21, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44276, -71.58653   (decimal degrees)
43°26'34" N, 71°35'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/290692/4813234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northfield
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80000268 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2015: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 12, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 15, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added national register info

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Tilton Island Park Bridge
Posted August 4, 2015, by Gil Graham (ggraham [at] baileybridge [dot] com)

Very interesting design. Think about how they put the camber in it - especially in 1858... I would think all of those bolted/riveted bars must be slightly different lengths.