Powder Point Bridge


Editorial on name of bridge, no date

Powder Point Bridge, a poem by Ernest E. W. Brewster, 1888

Announcement of hearing on bridge construction, March 1890

Editorial by Laurence Bradford on name of bridge, March 1904

Notes on the bridge by Samuel Weston, April 1910

Bridge history, August 1960s

Longest wooden bridge, October 1968

Editorial on new bridge, February 1972

Notes on the bridge, April 1972

Editorial on bridge by Gershom Bradford, October 1972

Editorial, October 1972

Bridge is closed, August 1973

Reprinted newpaper account of Long Bridge from 1889, December 1973

Article in Old Colony Memorial, April 1974

Background on bridge, 1974-1975

Bridge closed until further notice, April 1975

As Bridge Neared Completion by Gershom Bradford, May 1975

Photo of bridge with closed sign, February 1977

History of the bridge in article excerpts, July 1977

Bridge officially opened for traffic, September 1977

History of bridge, December 1980

Old Duxbury, July 1981

History of the bridge including poem, December 1981

Photo of bridge at sunset, November 1982

Bridge repair will take 6-8 weeks, June 1985

Synopsis of recommendations by bridge committee, March 1986

Notes on special town meeting, March 1986

Historical data, April 1986

Photo of bridge, April 1987

Importance of bridge spans generations, June 1987

Bridge wins Egnineering Excellence Award, Summer 1988

Exotic woods used for bridge, October 1989

Articles from reminiscences of Edwin Noyes, written in 1963, reprinted may 1996

Excerpt from Duxbury, A Guide, December 1998

Bridge in need of repair, December 1998

Bridge inspection may be premature, December 1998

Photo of bridge, August 1999Inspection report optimistic, November 1999

History of past repairs on bridge, 2000

Photo of clam diggers by bridge, July 2002

Reduced weight limit causes problems for beach party, April 2004

Construction on bridge, April 2007

Crew of the Duxbury Bay reuinited, October 2008

Naval reunion held on bridge, October 2008

Bridge to Reopen 2013

That Sinking Feeling March 2013

Truck loader finally free March 2013

Harsh Winter Damage to Bridge 4-8-2015

Short History of Powder Point Bridge 9-2-2015


Bridge has feature role in film Oct 4, 2017