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NH - Devon Bridge (2nd)

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Historic Movable Bridges of Connecticut

Photo taken by Bruce Clouette

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BH Photo #428217

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Housatonic River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Devon, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871; replaced 1884
Builders
- Francis C. Lowthorp (Design)
- John Beattle of Stony Creek (Substructure Stonemason)
Railroads
- New York & New Haven Railroad (NY&NH)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Whipple through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20542, -73.10933   (decimal degrees)
41°12'20" N, 73°06'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/658517/4563284 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected railroad to New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
  • May 21, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

MNCW - Devon Bridge (Old)
Posted May 21, 2018, by Luke

Image is of the Riverside Avenue Bridge

https://bridgehunter.com/ct/fairfield/riverside-avenue/