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

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

 
 
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Summary

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.
Survey number: HAER CT-150

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

connecticut41.78468, -72.33930
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html