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Lonsdale Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Londsdale Avenue Bridge. Pawtucket, Providence, Co., Ri. Sec. 4116, Mp 188.91

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #153736

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Lonsdale Avenue (RI 122)
Location
Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907; replaced ca. 1981
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Skewed, double-intersection Warren through truss (?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87329, -71.39868   (decimal degrees)
41°52'24" N, 71°23'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/300947/4638490 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Inventory number
BH 43982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 30, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER RI-19 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between CT & MA state lines, Providence, Providence County, RI
  • Geoff Hubbs