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Hartford Avenue Bridge

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Farmington River Bridge

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BH Photo #530222

Description 

Lenticular through truss bridge linking Tariffville and East Granby.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on old alignment of Hartford Avenue in Tariffville.
Location
East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Lost in the flood of 1955, it was not replaced and Hartford Avenue was relocated.
History
Replaced a 2-span covered pony trus bridge washed away in June, 1892.
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Also called
Granby Bridge
North Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91243, -72.76396   (decimal degrees)
41°54'45" N, 72°45'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/685442/4642471 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2022: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • April 19, 2022: Updated by Chester Gehman: Corrected location, name, status and history.
  • April 18, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com