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NH - India Point Bridge (Old)

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NH - India Point Bridge (Old)

Replaced in 1967 with another swing

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2017

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BH Photo #375707

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Description 

This swing span was constructed with the covered span bridge then the covered bridge was replaced with a swing truss. The older swing span was also replaced with approached spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Seekonk River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1867
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81704, -71.38741   (decimal degrees)
41°49'01" N, 71°23'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/301708/4632218 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler