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NH - Moosup River Bridge

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Description 

Former HP&F mainline, abandoned by the NYNH&H in 1967. The eastern abutment, embankment, and possibly an approach span have been removed. Aerial imagery indicates two main spans and a western approach are intact.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder over Moosup River on New Haven Railroad in Moosup
Location
Moosup, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1920, abandoned 1967
Railroads
- Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad (HP&F)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 201.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71072, -71.88715   (decimal degrees)
41°42'39" N, 71°53'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/259801/4621687 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Inventory numbers
CT 09908R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 63293 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin