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Mystic River Bridge (1904)

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Mystic River Bridge (Old)

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2014

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BH Photo #340803

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Description 

Replaced a Truesdell truss of 1866. Replacement was at least partially necessitated by the added load of the Groton & Stonington Street Railway use of the bridge as well as vehicular traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel through truss swing bridge over Mystic River on Boston Post Road in Mystic
Location
Mystic, New London County, Connecticut
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1904; Replaced 1922
Railroads
- Groton & Stonington Street Railway (G&S)
- Interurban
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35478, -71.96921   (decimal degrees)
41°21'17" N, 71°58'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/251614/4582396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mystic
Inventory number
BH 69889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2020: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • October 6, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 3, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added build date + Interurban info
  • November 3, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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