Sulphite Railroad Bridge

Abandoned
Also known as: Upside-Down Covered Bridge
Off US 3 over Winnipesaukee River, Franklin, New Hampshire

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2018

Map 

Description 

A timber & iron rod Pratt deck truss with wood siding. A fire burned off the siding in 1980. World Guide # NH-07-09

This bridge was later included in the Franklin Falls Historic District.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 11, 1975
Reference number
75000130
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Pratt truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1897

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2018: Updated by Jim Allen: added World Guide #
  • June 5, 2018: New photos from Jim Allen
  • June 4, 2018: Updated by Jim Allen: added description, moved the web link to the "Sources"
  • June 4, 2018: New photos from Jim Allen

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