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NH - Woonsocket Covered Bridge

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NH - Woonsocket Covered Bridge

Note lopsided roof covering walkway on right side, plus skew/angled truss construction

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BH Photo #415772

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Description 

Covered bridge on an industrial spur off the P&W main accessing the Social Village area of Woonsocket. Lost to flooding in 1955 and never rebuilt.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River on New Haven Railroad - Spur to Social Village
Location
Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1898; destroyed by flooding 1955
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Covered Howe through truss w/ covered pony truss approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00586, -71.50543   (decimal degrees)
42°00'21" N, 71°30'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/292518/4653463 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackstone
Inventory number
BH 65429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2018: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • January 11, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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