This bridge carries a private drive which provides access to a field. The bridge is a design that is so unexpected and so unusual, that without knowing its history, it is impossible not to be suspicious that some part of it is fake. However, the bridge appears to be a cast iron deck arch, a structure type common in the Great Britain in the 19th Century. Only a tiny number were ever known to be built in the United States and even less remain intact today. It is not known what the history of this bridge is. On old stone abutments, the bridge appears to be genuinely old and not a replica of any kind (as one might be suspicious of), nor does it appear to have been moved here from a different location (like England) in any recent period in history. The bridge has ornate metal railings on the wooden deck.
Assuming the bridge is a genuinely old cast iron arch bridge as it appears to be, this is a bridge with extremely high historic significance, despite its tiny size.
It is not known who owns this bridge or what its history is. Anyone with information on this bridge please contact us.
Original / Full Size Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
Mobile Optimized Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
© Copyright 2003-2018, HistoricBridges.org. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer: HistoricBridges.org is a volunteer group of private citizens. HistoricBridges.org is NOT a government agency, does not represent or work with any governmental agencies, nor is it in any way associated with any government agency or any non-profit organization. While we strive for accuracy in our factual content, HistoricBridges.org offers no guarantee of accuracy. Information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Information could include technical inaccuracies or errors of omission. Opinions and commentary are the opinions of the respective HistoricBridges.org member who made them and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone else, including any outside photographers whose images may appear on the page in which the commentary appears. HistoricBridges.org does not bear any responsibility for any consequences resulting from the use of this or any other HistoricBridges.org information. Owners and users of bridges have the responsibility of correctly following all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, regardless of any HistoricBridges.org information.