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Washington Secondary Trail - Pawtuxet River Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Srs5694

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

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Map 

Description 

Replaced a Howe through truss that burned in 1900.

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Location
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad (HP&F)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.0 ft.
Total length: 324.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72611, -71.48562   (decimal degrees)
41°43'34" N, 71°29'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/293259/4622353 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Greenwich
Inventory number
BH 61341 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added build year & dimensions
  • June 13, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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