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Parker Road Bridge

Map 

Description 

Wooden bridge that once carried Parker Road over the NYNH&H Air Line. Following the railroad's abandonment in 1959, the road was straightened and the bridge was bypassed. It remains in place as of 2015. Removed as of 2016.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Airline North State Park Trail on former alignment of Parker Road
Location
Chaplin, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76603, -72.09316   (decimal degrees)
41°45'58" N, 72°05'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/741629/4627883 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2016: Updated by Chester Gehman: Bridge has been removed.
  • June 14, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Parker Road Bridge
Posted June 29, 2016, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge has been removed