Interlaken Mill Bridge (NRIS 78000064)
Spans Pawtuxet River at Arkwright,
RI. County/parish: Kent.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
December 22, 1978.
- Interlaken Mill Bridge
- The Interlaken Mill Bridge is an historic bridge spanning the Pawtuxet River at the site of the former Arkwright and Interlaken mill complexes in Coventry, Rhode Island. The lenticular pony truss bridge was built in 1885 by the Interlaken Corporation to provide a direct connection between the mill sites, having recently (1883) acquired the Arkwright property. The trusses were manufactured by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of Berlin, Connecticut. The bridge is a single span measuring 92 feet (28 m) in length and just under 19 feet (5.8 m) in width, resting on stone abutments.The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It is the only known lenticular pony truss bridge in Rhode Island. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000064