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Amtrak - Shore Access Road Arch

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Arch bridge north of East Greenwich, May 2017

A stone arch bridge that carries the Northeast Corridor over a beach access trail just north of East Greenwich, Rhode Island, seen in May 2017. The bridge, built in 1837, is among the oldest railway bridges in the United States.

Photo by Pi.1415926535

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

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BH Photo #472540

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Shore access road on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Location
East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1837
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- New York, Providence & Boston Railroad (NYP&B)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67115, -71.44710   (decimal degrees)
41°40'16" N, 71°26'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/296289/4616159 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Greenwich
Inventory number
BH 68727 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2020: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 31, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin