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BM - Contoocook River Bridge

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Across the Contoocook River.

Photo taken by Panoramio user JBTHEMILKER

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #269332

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates.

Steel stringers over the Contoocook River were built ca. 1965 to replace a covered span destroyed by fire. NBI built date of 1930 may correspond to the stringer span crossing Antrim Rd, possibly the approach trestles as well.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Antrim Road on Boston & Maine Railroad in Bennington
Location
Bennington, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1930
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 296.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.00611, -71.92722   (decimal degrees)
43°00'22" N, 71°55'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/261423/4765652 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillsboro
Inventory number
BH 24935 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 1996)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added note regarding previous covered span
  • October 29, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ian Martin