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ST - Pequabuck River Bridge (Canal Line)

Photo 

View from southeast (Cronk Road)

Current switching limit is immediately south (near side) of the bridge, but NS/Pan Am has been reluctant to sell the bridge and the stub extending to Northwest Drive for rails-to-trails conversion.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2015

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BH Photo #345026

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Pequabuck River on ST Avon Secondary
Location
Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Service north of here terminated 1991
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Conrail (CR)
- New Haven & Northampton Railroad (NH&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68400, -72.86493   (decimal degrees)
41°41'02" N, 72°51'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/677698/4616894 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2016: New photo from Ian Martin
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin