The weather was worse in the 1930s

Cornwall had its share of snow and ice decades ago. A major 1936 storm wiped out a now-forgotten covered bridge. Photo Submitted

CORNWALL — Somewhere out there are photos and detailed information about the covered bridge. No, not the tourist magnet in West Cornwall, but one a few miles south on the Housatonic.

It was not far from the “concrete bridge” that carries vehicles on routes 7 and 4 over the river from Cornwall Bridge to Sharon, and was at the original junction of those state highways.

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