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Throckmorton's Bridge


Thockmorton Bridge in Red Bank NJ

Photo uploaded by Art S


BH Photo #350476



Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge
Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Probably lost
Bedstead Pratt pony truss, with Phoenix Column top chord and endposts
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.35326, -74.06017   (decimal degrees)
40°21'12" N, 74°03'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/579809/4467390 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71536 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added that the top chord and endposts are Phoenix Columns
  • July 29, 2019: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • November 23, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Possible location
  • March 27, 2016: Added by ArtS


  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com


Throckmorton's Bridge
Posted November 24, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)


Thanks for adding the picture!

Clark & Mike,

Thanks for confirming the location. I thought I had researched it and posted a location previously but it must have been another bridge.

Regards to all,

Art S.

Throckmorton's Bridge
Posted November 24, 2018, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

If that was you who added coordinates for it, then you've got it just about right, methinks. Seeing as Throckmorton Avenue is just the other side of that curve. And the guardrails along the curve now suggest there was a need for/use of a bridge at one time.

Throckmorton's Bridge
Posted November 23, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

According to:


Throckmorton's bridge is on East Front Street. (See the report on court case right below the word "December" on the front page.) If so, it can't be found using street view, so probably replaced.

Throckmorton's Bridge
Posted November 23, 2018, by pete snieckus (docbluefin [at] verizon [dot] net)

That "barn" in the background is now my house !!

Here is another picture if you'd like.