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Amtrak - Pawcatuck River Bridge #4

Photo 

Pawcatuck River Bridge. Alton, Washington Co., RI. sec. 4215, mp 149.47. - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between CT & MA state lines, Providence, Providence County, RI

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #291553

Map 

Description 

Fourth crossing (traveling toward Boston) of the Pawcatuck River on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Pawcatuck River on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Location
Washington County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Eight-panel pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43353, -71.70560   (decimal degrees)
41°26'01" N, 71°42'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/273942/4590417 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

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