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Amtrak - Pawcatuck River Bridge #1

Photo 

Pawcatuck River Bridge. Pawcatuck, New London Co., CT.

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View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #299726

Map 

Street View 

Description 

First crossing (traveling toward Boston) of the Pawcatuck River on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Pawcatuck River on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Location
New London County, Connecticut, and Washington County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909; moved 100' upriver 1912
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37976, -71.83188   (decimal degrees)
41°22'47" N, 71°49'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/263194/4584785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashaway
Inventory number
BH 62552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added build year & geometry
  • October 10, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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