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NH - Warehouse Point Bridge (Old)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lattice deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1865; Replaced 1903
Builders
- James Laurie of Bellsquarry, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom (Design)
- London Engineering & Iron Ship Building Co. of London, England, United Kingdom (Fabrication)
- William Fairbarin & Co. of Manchester, England, United Kingdom (Fabrication)
Railroads
- Hartford & New Haven Railroad (H&NH)
- New York & New Haven Railroad (NY&NH)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
1 177' Lattice deck truss
1 140' Lattice deck trusses
8 88.5' Lattice deck trusses
1 76.75 Lattice deck truss
1 25.5'Lattice deck truss
1 43' Lattice deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,524.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94333, -72.61352   (decimal degrees)
41°56'36" N, 72°36'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/697824/4646238 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 79396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2017: Added by Luke