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NH - Naugatuck River Bridge

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NAUG (NYNH&H) Naugatuck River Bridge

Berlin Iron Bridge Co. book. Published by Berlin Iron Bridge Co. 1890. Courtesy Canadian Centre for Architecture : buildingtechnologyheritagelibrary; additional_collections

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley

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BH Photo #296292

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Description 

Bridge was a Pratt Half deck as marketed by Berlin Iron Bridge Company. Replaced by a deck girder.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over West Branch Naugatuck River on Naugatuck Railroad
Location
Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Railroads
- Naugatuck Railroad (NAUG)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 145.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.80091, -73.12560   (decimal degrees)
41°48'03" N, 73°07'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/655719/4629370 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 29, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com