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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:
Built:
Builder:
When Lost: 1970
Cause: Collapsed
Latitude: N43 07.76
Longitude: W071 27.50
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Directions: In the western portion of Suncook.

Railroad Bridge, Allenstown-Pembroke, NH Lost 1970
Richard E. Roy Collection
Comments:
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.
Sources:
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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