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Air Line State Park Trail - Willimantic River Bridge

Photos 

Underside, Willimantic River Railroad Bridge

Willimantic River Railroad Bridge viewed from the north bank of the Willimantic River

Photo by Pi.1415926535

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #314966

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Willimantic River on Airline South State Park Trail
Location
Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut, and New London County, Connecticut
Status
Open to trail traffic
History
Abandoned 1965, converted for trail use 2015
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Railroads
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71343, -72.23804   (decimal degrees)
41°42'48" N, 72°14'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/729772/4621645 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willimantic
Inventory numbers
CT 9308R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 61978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2016: New photos from Ian Martin
  • February 27, 2016: Updated by Ian Martin: Updated status
  • February 3, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 26, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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