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Elm Street Bridge (Older)

Photos 

J.A. French, Keene, NH

BH Photo #493825

Description 

Build date is speculation based on newspaper article (Hartford Weekly Times, May 17, 1873,) which cites a Truesdell bridge in Winchester built in 1858.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truesdell pony truss bridge over Ashuelot River on Elm Street in Winchester.
Location
Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1858
Builder
- A.D. Briggs & Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
Truesdell pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.77370, -72.38372   (decimal degrees)
42°46'25" N, 72°23'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/714035/4739004 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92526 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

Sources 

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