Glen Falls Bridge
Also known as: Brunswick Avenue Bridge, Bridge No. 4402Brunswick Ave. over Moosup R., Plainfield, Connecticut
Lenticular Through truss bridge built by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
CT 23M 1
Photo taken by Chester Gehman 02/23/1997
+41.71681, -71.8616541°43'01" N, 71°51'42" W
This is the last surviving lenticular bridge in CT on which William Douglas' second patent (1885) was used. An inclined strut was installed between each endpost and near the bottom of the lower chord in an attempt to stiffen the structure. The lost River St Bridge in Moosup also had this feature.
National Register information
- Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 1, 1999
- Reference number
- Architectural style
- Other architectural type; Lenticular through Truss
- Areas of significance
- Engineering; Industry
- Level of significance
- Evaluation criteria
- A - Event; C - Design/Construction
- Property type
- Historic function
- Period of significance
- Significant year
- August 22, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
- April 20, 2016: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added description; photos.
- April 20, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman