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Rail-Trail Connecticut River Bridge

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Ex Maine Central RR & North Stratford RR Bridge

View from Vermont side.

Photo taken in December 2011

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BH Photo #222338

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Description 

Ex-railroad bridge used by the Maine Central Railroad and then the North Stratford Railroad. Currently used as a rail-trail, snowmobile trail that crosses the Connecticut River.

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Connecticut River (formerly MEC and NSRC railroads)
Location
West Stewartstown, Coos County, New Hampshire, and Essex County, Vermont
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1902 by the American Bridge Company.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- New Hampshire Central Railroad (NHCR)
- North Stratford Railroad (NSRC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Baltimore through truss. Canted portals.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.99969, -71.52916   (decimal degrees)
44°59'59" N, 71°31'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/300662/4986027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monadnock Mountain
Inventory number
BH 50674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 22, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 22, 2011: Updated by Matt Hogan: Added categories "Maine Central Railroad", "North Stratford Railroad"

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