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Blow Me Down Bridge - NH-10-10
Cornish, NH - Sullivan County

Photo of Blow Me Down Bridge Elevaion View
Photo of Blow Me Down Bridge

Photo of Blow Me Down Bridge Portal
Photo of Blow Me Down Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Connecticut River Valley
County:  Sullivan
Town:  Cornish
Locality:  Plainfield Village
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N43 31.026
W72 22.438
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Mill Road
Bridge Crosses:  Blow-Me-Down Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Multiple Kingpost
Year Built:  1877
Builder:  James Tasker
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  85'-9"
Span:  74'-6"
Width: 16'-4"
Roadway Width: 13'-8"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: 9'-11"
World Guide No.: 29-10-10
New Hampshire No.: 23
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Eligible

Description
The Blow Me Down Bridge is a one span Multi-Kingpost Truss with a total length of 85 feet. It carries Mill Road over Blow Me Down Brook in the town of Cornish. This bridge was built in 1877.

Photography
The portals are easy to photograph because there is light vehicular traffic. The side view photos are good from the shoreline above the brook which is in a deep gorge. Waterfalls are visible a short distance upstream of the bridge.

Parking
Parking available in pull off before crossing the bridge.


Truss

Photo of Blow Me Down Bridge Truss
Multi Kingpost Truss

Location Map

Location Map for Blow Me Down Bridge


Location
South of NH12A, 1.5 miles southwest of Plainfield Village on Mill Road in "Squag City" in Cornish, Sullivan County.

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