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NH - Seymour Covered Bridge

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BH Photo #353712

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Naugatuck River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Seymour, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1849 ; One span removed & replaced by a Keystone span 1879; Other span replaced ca. 1896
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1879 Pratt)
Railroads
- Naugatuck Railroad (NAUG)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
2 Howe through truss covered spans
1 Pratt through truss (Replaces a Howe span in 1879)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39722, -73.07216   (decimal degrees)
41°23'50" N, 73°04'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/661161/4584646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Naugatuck
Inventory numbers
WGCB 07-05-14x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 72240 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2016: Added by Luke

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