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Railroad, Merrimack County

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Inventory Number: NH/29-07-10x
County: Merrimack County
Township: Allenstown - Pembroke
Town/Village: Suncook
Bridge Name: Railroad
Crosses: Suncook River
Truss type: Town Deck
Spans: 2
Length: 103'
Roadway Width:
When Lost: 1970
Cause: Collapsed
Latitude: N43 07.76
Longitude: W071 27.50
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: In the western portion of Suncook.

Railroad Bridge, Allenstown-Pembroke, NH Lost 1970
Richard E. Roy Collection
This was a deck bridge, the train ran on top of the structure. It was abandoned and decayed until it fell into the river in 1970.
National Society For the Preservation of Covered Bridges. Covered Bridge Topics, Volume XXXIX, No. 2, Spring 1981, page 14
Knoblock, Glenn A.. New Hampshire Covered Bridges, 2002, page 91

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