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Bardwell Ferry Bridge Over The Deerfield

Paddling one of the few places with enough water to whitewater paddle continuous class I-II rapids during mid summer.


Orton effect applied in post processing.


Deerfield River, Massachusetts.


Bardwell Bridge:


The Bardwell's Ferry Bridge is an 1882 wrought-iron span over the Deerfield River near Conway, Mass. The bridge consists of a single, spectacular 198-foot lenticular truss. According to a 1990 report on the bridge that is included in the Historic American Engineering Record, the span is "virtually unaltered" and is one of the oldest and longest lenticular-truss bridges remaining.


The bridge is one lane wide, with a wood deck. It has a 10-ton load limit, which appears to be adequate considering its remote location on a rural road.


Credit bridge text to:


Pentax D.

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Taken on July 30, 2007