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NH - East Swamp Brook Arch Bridge

Photo 

Hawleyville Branch Arch

West side, as seen from Plumtrees Rd.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2021

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BH Photo #496526

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over East Swamp Brook on Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad
Location
Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca 1872, abandoned 1911
Railroads
- Danbury & Norwalk Railroad (D&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad (SLN)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38571, -73.39758   (decimal degrees)
41°23'09" N, 73°23'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/633979/4582814 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danbury
Inventory number
BH 66504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2021: New photo from Ian Martin
  • March 15, 2015: Added by Ian Martin