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NH - Niantic River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

From "Scherzer rolling lift bridges" by the Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company, Chicago. Published 1908

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #337249

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Niantic River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Niantic, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891; Replaced 1907
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32262, -72.17692   (decimal degrees)
41°19'21" N, 72°10'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/736275/4578417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niantic
Inventory number
BH 69085 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler