Over the course of their roughly 75-year reign during the 19th century, the timber-truss covered bridge represented the zenith in bridge technology.
Tag Archives: Bulls Bridge
Bull’s Bridge, one of Connecticut’s few remaining historical covered bridges, is seen in my new piece during a radiant sunrise as it weathers autumn for the 173rd time since it was constructed in the mid-1800s.
These covered bridges embody core elements of New England life: beauty, ingenuity and hardship. So although they may have outlived their era of their functional relevance, but they have emerged with a more enduring role, standing as potent reminders of who we are amidst a world in which it’s so easy to lose ourselves.
Connecticut’s Northwest Hills, encompassing roughly 1,000 square miles and 20 municipalities, are oftentimes thought of as the “the backcountry” of the Nutmeg State. These highlands are largely a rough and mountainous terrain, deeply-furrowed with valleys […]