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NH - Satan's Kingdom Railroad Bridge

Photos 

SK CNE 1

View upriver. Albany Turnpike Covered Bridge in distance.

Photo likely taken by Frank H. DeMars

BH Photo #481147

Map 

Description 

Heavily skewed through truss crossing of the Farmington River on the Central New England mainline. Abandoned in the late 1930s following the consolidation of the CNE into the New Haven.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Farmington River on Central New England Railway
Location
New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroads
- Central New England Railway (CNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85442, -72.95702   (decimal degrees)
41°51'16" N, 72°57'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/669584/4635631 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2020: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 25, 2020: Added by Ian Martin

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