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ST - Pequabuck River Bridge (Original Alignment)

Photo 

Pan Am Local on HP&F Pequabuck River Bridge

Photo by Ian Martin

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BH Photo #288959

Map 

Description 

Original crossing of the Pequabuck River by the Hartford Providence and Fishkill prior to the construction of the Terryville Tunnel. Later used as part of a helper loop and now part of a branch to the former GM New Departure Plant in Bristol.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Pequabuck River on Pan Am Railways
Location
Terryville, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad (HP&F)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
BM - Pequabuck River Bridge (Original Alignment)
HP&F - Pequabuck River Bridge (Original Alignment)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67230, -72.99360   (decimal degrees)
41°40'20" N, 72°59'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/667018/4615338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bristol
Inventory number
BH 61820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin