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Frost Bridge Road Bridge, Spanning Naugatuck River, Thomaston, Litchfield County, CT



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HB258707
Plan Sheet Showing Cross Members


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Naugatuck River, Thomaston, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-35
Building/structure dates: 1922 initial construction
Significance: The Frost Bridge Road Bridge is historically significant as an example of a Pratt Through truss bridge, a popular structure type commonly used throughout the northeast.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Berlin Construction Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH
2. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH, LOOKING WEST
3. VIEW OF WEST APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
4. VIEW SHOWING INCLINED END POST
5. VIEW SHOWING TOP CHORD AND TOP LATERAL BRACING
6. VIEW SHOWING INCLINED END POST, LOWER CHORD, AND BEARING PAD
7. VIEW SHOWING TOP CHORD, INCLINED END POST AND PORTAL BRACING
8. VIEW SHOWING WEST ABUTMENT, LOOKING WEST
9. VIEW SHOWING EAST ABUTMENT, LOOKING EAST
10. VIEW SHOWING LOWER CHORD, FLOOR BEAM, STRINGERS, AND BOTTOM LATERAL BRACING
11. VIEW SHOWING MANUFACTURER'S PLAQUE
12. PLAN SHEET SHOWING PROFILE
13. PLAN SHEET SHOWING CROSS MEMBERS


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