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Cheshire Toll Bridge (1906)

Photo 

1906 Postcard

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BH Photo #493824

Map 

Description 

Built for the Springfield Electric Railway Co. to replace a covered bridge at this site.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Claremont Road.
Location
Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, and Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906; replaced 1930.
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Railroads
- Interurban
- Springfield Electric Railway Co.
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 163.0 ft.
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.26048, -72.42733   (decimal degrees)
43°15'38" N, 72°25'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/708810/4792954 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

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Sources 

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