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Suffield-Thompsonville Bridge

Photos 

Thompsonville

Photo submitted by Chester Gehman

BH Photo #403959

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Main Street
Location
Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1892 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Bypassed 1966; Closed & Demolished 1971
Builders
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut (Fabricators)
- Edward S. Shaw of Boston, Massachusetts (Consulting Engineer)
- O.W. Weand (Substructure)
Design
5 span wrought iron pin connected Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 1,060.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99918, -72.60749   (decimal degrees)
41°59'57" N, 72°36'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698150/4652454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Broad Brook
Inventory number
BH 73125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2018: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 29, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • September 29, 2017: Added by Michael Quiet

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Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com