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Dingleton Bridge - NH-10-02
Cornish, NH - Sullivan County

Photo of Dingleton Bridge Elevation View
Photo of Dingleton Bridge

Photo of Dingleton Bridge Portal
Photo Dingleton Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Connecticut River Valley
County:  Sullivan
Town:  Cornish
Locality:  Cornish
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 27.864
W 72 22.135
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Root Hill Road
Bridge Crosses:  Mill Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Multiple Kingpost
Year Built:  1880
Builder:  James Tasker
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  77'9"
Span:  62'6"
Width: 16'4"
Roadway Width: 12'9"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 6 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 7'6"
World Guide No.: 29-10-02
New Hampshire No.: 22
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Eligible

Description
The Dingleton Bridge is a one span Multi-Kingpost Truss with a total length of 77'9". It carries Root Hill Road over Mill Brook in the town of Cornish. This bridge was built in 1882.

Photography
The portals are easy to photograph because there is light vehicular traffic. A steep climb down to Mill Brook where limited photos can be had thru the trees.

Parking
Parking area available on left side of Root Hill Road after crossing the bridge.


Truss

No photo available

Multi Kingpost Truss

Location Map

Location Map for Dingleton Bridge


Location
1.0 mile east of NH12A on Root Hill Road, in Town of Cornish, Sullivan County.

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