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NH - Mine Brook Arch

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MineBrook 01

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in November 2016

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BH Photo #369167

Map 

Description 

Stone arch/culvert carrying Mine Brook under the Air Line in the Cobalt section of East Hampton. The railbed was abandoned in 1965 and will eventually be converted into the Airline State Park Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Mine 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
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56530, -72.54790   (decimal degrees)
41°33'55" N, 72°32'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/704460/4604417 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67261 (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