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Gaylordsville Bridge, Spanning Housatonic River at U.S. Highway 7, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT

Gaylordsville Bridge, Spanning Housatonic River at U.S. Highway 7, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT

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Summary

Significance: The Gaylordsville Bridge is a single span riveted Parker through truss, a variation of the Pratt truss, one of the most popular steel bridges of the late nineteenth-early twentieth century. This bridge is unusually long for a Pratt truss.
Survey number: HAER CT-32

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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DuBarr, transmitter
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Location

connecticut41.57704, -73.40855
Google Map of 41.5770433, -73.4085463
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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