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Amoskeag Bridge

Photo 

View of Manchester

BH Photo #320239

Map 

Description 

The second bridge at this location. Its construction was contracted by a toll bridge company formed for this purpose, the company sold the bridge to the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company in 1838.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street
Location
Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1825
Builders
- Granite Bridge Co.
- William Pickels Riddle
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99380, -71.46956   (decimal degrees)
42°59'38" N, 71°28'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/298685/4763085 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manchester South
Inventory number
BH 66834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added coordinates
  • April 6, 2015: Updated by Will Truax: Removed photos & information (from those photos) proving to have been those of an adjacent bridge
  • March 31, 2015: Added by Will Truax

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com