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Connecticut Company - Shelton High Bridge

Photo 

Trolley High Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #511308

Description 

Location is a guess.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over ravine on Connecticut Company
Location
Shelton, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroads
- Connecticut Company (ConnCo)
- Interurban
Design
Howe deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30702, -73.07898   (decimal degrees)
41°18'25" N, 73°04'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/660812/4574619 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Connecticut (842)
Connecticut Company (20)
Deck truss (1,942)
Fairfield County, Connecticut (195)
Howe deck truss (63)
Howe truss (658)
Interurban (1,012)
Lost (29,103)
Owned by railroad (13,567)
Railroad (16,520)
Shelton, Connecticut (7)
Truss (35,970)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added railroad name
  • November 3, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Connecticut Company - Shelton High Bridge
Posted November 3, 2021, by Luke

I've never been able to pin down where it was located, but based on the similarity to the Peck's Mill Pond bridge, I wouldn't be surprised if the build date was similar.