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Blacksmith Bridge - NH-10-01
Cornish, NH - Sullivan County

Blacksmith Bridge Elevation



Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Connecticut River Valley
County:  Sullivan
Town:  Cornish
Locality:  Cornish
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 27.780
W 72 21.173
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Town House Road
Bridge Crosses:  Mill Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Multi-Kingpost
Year Built:  1881
Builder:  James Tasker
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  91'-0"
Span:  76'-4"
Width: 14'-3"
Roadway Width: 11'-5"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: Closed to vehicular traffic
Posted Vertical Clearance: 9'-3"
World Guide No.: 29-10-01
New Hampshire No.: 21
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Eligible

Description
The Blacksmith Smith Bridge is a one span Mulit-Kingpost Truss with a total length of 91 feet. It carries a foot path over the Mill Brook in the town of Cornish. This bridge was built in 1881.

Photography
The portals are easy to photograph because there is no vehicular traffic. From the river this bridge is best photographed from the west side. Easy access under bridge for fair for underside photos when the leaves are off the trees.

Parking
Parking available along Town House Road for two or three cars.


Truss


Multi Kingpost

Location Map

Map of Blacksmith Shop Bridge


Location
2.0 miles east of NH12A on Town House Road in Cornish, Sullivan County.

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