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Main Street Contoocook River Iron Bridge

Photos 

Main Street Contoocook River Iron Bridge

1905 view

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #470131

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Contoocook River on Main Street
Location
Penacook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
14-panel, pinnen Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.28147, -71.60120   (decimal degrees)
43°16'53" N, 71°36'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/288946/4795358 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: New photos and build date
  • April 13, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • April 13, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com