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Mount Holyoke College Iron Bridge

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2021

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BH Photo #498398

Description 

This riveted Warren pony truss was probably built in the later years of the R.F. Hawkins Iron Company (1877-1901) It has small builder's plaques on all four end posts which look too new to be original, but a nice touch nevertheless.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Stony Brook on Prospect Hall Road in South Hadley
Location
South Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
Warren pony truss with no verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25611, -72.57178   (decimal degrees)
42°15'22" N, 72°34'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700296/4681067 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93186 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

Sources 

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