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Preston Bridge

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Preston Bridge

Photo proved by the University of Connecticut Digital Mosaic

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BH Photo #275930

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Shetucket River on Main Street & Railroad (Norwich & Westerly Railway) in Norwich
Location
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- Interurban
- Norwich & Westerly Railway
- Shore Line Electric Railway (SLERy)
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Also called
Norwich & Westerly - Preston Bridge
SLERy - Preston Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52387, -72.06920   (decimal degrees)
41°31'26" N, 72°04'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/744536/4601062 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norwich
Inventory number
BH 59933 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 25, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Preston Bridge
Posted June 9, 2020, by Robert Quercia (Rquercia [at] aol [dot] com)

The Preston bridge shown on this post replaced the covered Preston Bridge built in 1717. It was built in 1870 and it was not replaced to my knowledge.