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Air Line State Park Trail - Natchaug River Bridge

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Description 

Stub of the former "Air Line"/NYNH&H Midland Division retained by the P&W until the mid-80s. Later converted for trail use and now part of the Airline State Park Trail/East Coast Greenway.

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Natchaug River on Airline North State Park Trail in North Windham
Location
North Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1905, abandoned 1985, converted for trail use during the 1990s
Railroads
- Boston, Hartford & Erie Railroad (BH&E)
- New York & New England Railroad (NYNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 174.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72127, -72.19707   (decimal degrees)
41°43'17" N, 72°11'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/733152/4622626 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willimantic
Inventory numbers
CT 09300R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 61883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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