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Gilbert Clock Bridge

Photo 

Gilbert Bridge

Gilbert Clock Company buildings in background.

Photo submitted by Chester Gehman

BH Photo #440712

Map 

Description 

Bridge provided access from North Main Street across the Still River to factory buildings of the William L. Gilbert Clock Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Still River on abandoned access road, Winsted
Location
Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Presumed lost during flood of August, 1955
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92961, -73.05884   (decimal degrees)
41°55'47" N, 73°03'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/660942/4643782 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2019: New photo from Chester Gehman

Sources 

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