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Connecticut Company - Springfield Line Overpass

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Description 

Pratt through truss carrying the New Britain-Hartford streetcar line over the NYNH&H Springfield mainline. Abandoned in 1937 and removed the following year. The east abutment remains and can be seen in the winter months.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over NYNH&H Springfield Line on Connecticut Company New Britain-Hartford Line
Location
Newington, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroads
- Connecticut Company (ConnCo)
- Connecticut Railway & Lighting Co. (CR&L)
- Interurban
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Streetcar
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67036, -72.75254   (decimal degrees)
41°40'13" N, 72°45'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/687092/4615617 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2020: Added by Ian Martin

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Comments 

Connecticut Company - Springfield Line Overpass
Posted May 25, 2020, by Ian Martin

Thanks Luke, it's good to be back!

Connecticut Company - Springfield Line Overpass
Posted May 25, 2020, by Luke

Good to see you posting again, Ian!