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HRRC - Housatonic River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in June 2018

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BH Photo #473806

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over the Housatonic River on Housatonic Railroad at Shelton
Location
Derby, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and New Haven County, Connecticut
History
Built 1904-5; eastern pier collapsed during 1983 flooding, repaired 1989
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Housatonic Railroad (HRRC)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31740, -73.08969   (decimal degrees)
41°19'03" N, 73°05'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/659890/4575753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ansonia
Inventory number
BH 49532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Tweaked history per forum comment
  • June 14, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 7, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr photos
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

HRRC - Housatonic River Bridge
Posted June 4, 2022, by David Patch (dpatch [at] theblade [dot] com)

"repaired several years later"...

The bridge specifically reopened in 1989.