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NH - Rapallo Viaduct

Photo 

Photo taken ca. 1900

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BH Photo #198938

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Buried Deck truss bridge over Flat Brook on former New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad
Location
Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Filled in
History
Built 1873, buried by fill in 1912-13, railroad abandoned in 1965
Builders
- Edward W. Serrell of London, England, United Kingdom (engineer)
- Phoenix Iron Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Railroads
- Boston & New York Air-Line Railroad (B&NY)
- New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad (NHM&W)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Wrought iron Kingpost deck truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 21, 1986
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57143, -72.46851   (decimal degrees)
41°34'17" N, 72°28'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/711061/4605289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moodus
Inventory numbers
NRHP 86002728 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad", "Wrought iron", "Railroad"
  • May 12, 2011: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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