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Cottage Street Bridge (1887)

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Cottage Street

Berlin Company photo

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BH Photo #493969

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Overview
Lost Lenticular pony bridge over Housatonic River on Cottage Street in Great Barrington.
Location
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887 to replace a one-lane bridge built by the Corrugated Metal Co.; Replaced 1961.
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 116.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19821, -73.36059   (decimal degrees)
42°11'54" N, 73°21'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/635351/4673084 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman
  • April 2, 2021: New photo from Chester Gehman

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