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Stone Bridge

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Photo provided by the Providence Public Library

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

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BH Photo #336053

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Sakonnet River on Stone Bridge Road
Location
Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907; Damaged by Hurricane Carol 1954; Closed 1955; Replaced 1956
Builders
- Augustus Smith
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Double leaf bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62566, -71.21702   (decimal degrees)
41°37'32" N, 71°13'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/315314/4610589 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fall River
Inventory number
BH 68954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 13, 2018: New photos from Dave King
  • April 24, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 17, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 21, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 20, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Stone Bridge
Posted August 20, 2015, by Douglas

This bridge is similar to the old spit bridge a Strauss double leaf heel trunnion bascule bridge which is replaced with a single leaf bascule bridge crossing the Middle Harbor in Sydney Australia South Wales.