This bridge is an outstanding example of a Wrought Iron Bridge Company Whipple truss. All the essential details of the company's distinct, standardized design are present including portal cresting and plaques, solid,
built-up vertical members, and cast iron details at the portal bracing knees and on the diagonal intersections. The bridge retains built-up floorbeams. The bridge longitudinal bracing that runs on this bridge overhead, as well as
similar longitudinal bracing under the deck that runs through the floorbeams, a much more unusual detail. The bridge sits on stone abutments. In 2002, a replacement bridge was built next to the bridge. However, the historic bridge was not
demolished, and was left standing, presumably due to its high level of historic significance.
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