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MNCW - Pequonnock River Bridge (Old)

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NYNH&H - Amtrak Pequonnock River Bridge (Old)

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284454

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pequonnock River on New York New Haven & Hartford/Metro-North Commuter Railroad
Location
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903; replaced 1998
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Commuter Rail
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Span length: 88.0 ft.
Total length: 88.0 ft.
Also called
NH - Pequonnock River Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18293, -73.18598   (decimal degrees)
41°10'59" N, 73°11'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/652143/4560650 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgeport
Inventory number
BH 61108 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • November 4, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 16, 2015: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 22, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke