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NH - Muddy Gutter Brook Arch

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MuddyGutter 01

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in November 2016

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BH Photo #369169

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Description 

Stone arch culvert carrying Muddy Gutter Brook under the former NYNH&H Air Line in East Hampton, CT. Likely built during in the late 19th century and abandoned in 1965. Plans are underway to extend the Airline State Park Trail west over this structure within the next year or two.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Muddy Gutter Brook on NYNH&H Air Line (abandoned)
Location
East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
To become part of the Airline State Park Trail
History
Abandoned 1965
Railroads
- Boston & New York Air-Line Railroad (B&NY)
- New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad (NHM&W)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Stone arch culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56856, -72.51484   (decimal degrees)
41°34'07" N, 72°30'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/707207/4604858 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67260 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • April 26, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com