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ST - Contoocook River Bridge (N)

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Contoocook River B&M Railroad Bridge 80_23

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2015

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BH Photo #325386

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates. Replace a wooden bridge in June 1920.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Contoocook River on Springfield Terminal Railway
Location
Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 108.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
B&M - Contoocook River Bridge (N)
B&M New Hampshire Division Main Line Bridge 80.23
B&M New Hampshire Division Main Line Bridge 13
B&M - Contoocook River Bridge (N)
Contoocook River B&M Railroad Bridge 80.23
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.28881, -71.59115   (decimal degrees)
43°17'20" N, 71°35'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/289786/4796148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Penacook
Inventory number
BH 67672 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added date
  • May 24, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 18, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

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Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com