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Golden Hill Road Bridge

Photos 

General View From Roadway, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218828

Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge formerly over Housatonic River on Golden Hill Road
Location
Amherst, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
In storage and awaiting reconstruction at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
History
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1970
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 9, 1994
Also called
Tuttle Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32167, -73.24167   (decimal degrees)
42°19'18" N, 73°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/644887/4686988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Lee
Inventory numbers
NRHP 93001592 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2020: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 5, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • June 14, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: NRHP listing
  • June 9, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added town of Lee, MA
  • October 27, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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