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Perkins Corner Bridge, Spanning Willimantic River at Flanders & Cider Mil, Coventry, Tolland County, CT



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Location
Spanning Willimantic River at Flanders & Cider Mil, Coventry, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-150
Significance: The Perkins Corner Bridge is significant as a representative example of early 20th -century bridge engineering. The bridge's steel material, riveted connections, and Warren-truss design reflect the standardization in bridge engineering that had occurred by the turn of the century.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW SOUTHEAST, GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE WITHIN SETTING
2. VIEW NORTH, SOUTH ELEVATION
3. VIEW SOUTHEAST, NORTH ELEVATION
4. VIEW WEST, TRAFFIC LEVEL FROM EAST END
5. VIEW WEST, SUBSTRUCTURE, EAST SPAN, TYPICAL FLOOR DETAIL
6. VIEW NORTHWEST, DETAIL OF NORTHEAST PORTAL JOINT, EAST SPAN
7. VIEW NORTHWEST, DETAIL OF TYPICAL CENTER UPPER JOINT
8. VIEW NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF TYPICAL LOWER JOINT
9. VIEW NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF CENTER PIER AND EAST ABUTMENT
10. VIEW WEST, DETAIL OF CENTER PIER
11. VIEW NORTHEAST, DETAIL OF BRIDGE BEARING AT SOUTHEAST CORNER, SHOWING WELDED REINFORCEMENT
12. VIEW SOUTH, DETAIL OF PLAQUE ON SOUTH RAILING, WEST SPAN


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