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Connecticut River Bridge

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Connecticut River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #500602

Description 

This may be the predecessor bridge to the Anna Hunt Marsh Bridge BH24837. In 1903 the wooden bridge was replaced by an iron bridge at a cost of more than $43,000. Brattleboro paid three quarters of the cost and Hinsdale paid the remaining quarter. It was destroyed by ice in 1920.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street
Location
Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.85166, -72.55566   (decimal degrees)
42°51'06" N, 72°33'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/699717/4747239 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Brattleboro, Vermont (14)
Connecticut River (107)
Lost (28,514)
Owned by city (6,083)
Replaced by new bridge (19,392)
Through truss (16,803)
Truss (35,485)
Vermont (681)
Windham County, Vermont (99)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • November 3, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 22, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Connecticut River Bridge
Posted February 1, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Chet,

Pages merged!

Island Park Bridge
Posted February 1, 2022, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nathan--

This entry should be merged with

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