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Lincoln in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Clark's Bridge

 
 
Clark's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 22, 2016
1. Clark's Bridge Marker
Inscription. Clark's Bridge. Make: Howe Truss. Built: 1904. Weight 200 tons. Capacity 200 tons. Length 116'. Width 21'8". Clearance 20'6"

Originally spanned the Winooski River in Barre, VT. Disassembled in 1960 and moved to Lincoln. Reassembled and in service - 1966. Now part of the White Mountain Central R.R. Logging Museum. This bridge is now the world's last Howe Truss covered R.R. bridge still in use.

Edward M. Clark, curator and project engineer. Bridge is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. New Hampshire Bridge No. 64.
 
Erected by Clark's Trading Post.
 
Location. 44° 3.074′ N, 71° 41.283′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker is on Daniel Webster Highway (U.S. 3) mile north of Connector Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is set back from the highway at Clark's Trading Post, a seasonal tourist attraction. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Lincoln NH 03251, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quinten E. Mulleavey (a few steps from this marker); Borasaurus (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Passenger Carrying Aerial Tramway in North America
Clark's Bridge & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 22, 2016
2. Clark's Bridge & Marker
(about 700 feet away); The Bear Show (approx. mile away); Betty and Barney Hill Incident (approx. 2.4 miles away); Franconia Range (approx. 3.2 miles away); A Bit of History (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Flume (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .  Clark's Trading Post. (Submitted on August 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Clark's Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 22, 2016
3. Clark's Bridge
Wolfman in his roadster is seen guarding the area; zoom in to the far side of the bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016.
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