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Drake Hill Road Bridge

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Drake Hill Road Bridge

Photo taken by Sphilbrick in September 2010

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

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Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Farmington River on Drake Hill Road Bridge (Old Alignment);Simsbury
Location
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1892; Bypassed 1988
Builder
- J.E. Buddington of New Haven, Connecticut
Design
Parker through truss, pin-connected
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 183.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1984
Also called
Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86863, -72.79966   (decimal degrees)
41°52'07" N, 72°47'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/682606/4637531 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 84000999 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 52941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2022: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • May 14, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • June 20, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 11, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 17, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth

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Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Wikipedia
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com