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P&W - Crook Point Drawbridge

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PW Seekonk River Bridge

Photo by rprata

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

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BH Photo #305867

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Description 

Former Providence, Warren & Bristol Railroad, later absorbed into the New Haven. Abandoned by the P&W in the 1980s when the East Providence branch was severed from the NEC by the downtown reconstruction project.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Seekonk River on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Derelict/abandoned Raised
History
Built 1906
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Providence & Worcester Railroad (PW)
Design
Warren through truss rolling lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.0 ft.
Also called
P&W - Seekonk River Drawbridge
NH - Crook Point Drawbridge
NH - Seekonk River Drawbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82386, -71.38524   (decimal degrees)
41°49'26" N, 71°23'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/301909/4632970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Providence
Inventory number
BH 61036 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 11, 2017: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 24, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • August 8, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin
  • June 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 21, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Ian Martin