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PW - Rockfall High Bridge

Photo 

Rockfall Railroad Bridge

East elevation from riverbank. Note the arch in the southern abutment.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in October 2020

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BH Photo #485476

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Coginchaug River on P&W Air Line Branch
Location
Middlefield, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1898
Railroads
- Connecticut Central Railroad (CCCL)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Providence & Worcester Railroad (PW)
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52835, -72.69307   (decimal degrees)
41°31'42" N, 72°41'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/692465/4599980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory numbers
CT 09013R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 61947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2020: New photo from Ian Martin
  • July 25, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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