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Red Bridge

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Red Bridge

1950 view

Photo from Providence Journal files

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #471282

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Seekonk River on Waterman Street
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1969
History
Built 1895
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82669, -71.37979   (decimal degrees)
41°49'36" N, 71°22'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/302370/4633272 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,563)
Built 1895 (278)
Built during 1890s (2,982)
Lost (24,725)
Lost 1966 (68)
Lost during 1960s (740)
Movable (2,969)
Owned by city (5,399)
Providence County, Rhode Island (114)
Providence, Rhode Island (27)
Replaced by new bridge (16,573)
Rhode Island (193)
Swing (1,453)
Through truss (15,058)
Truss (32,778)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 30, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler