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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - Dixwell Avenue Overpass

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Street View 

Description 

Former New Haven & Northampton, later NYNH&H "Canal Line." Abandoned in the early 80s and converted to a rail-trail in the mid 1990s.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dixwell Avenue on Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Location
Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1928
Railroads
- New Haven & Northampton Railroad (NH&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37784, -72.91462   (decimal degrees)
41°22'40" N, 72°54'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/674383/4582800 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Carmel
Inventory numbers
CT 00644 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 62492 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin