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Central Street Pedestrian Viaduct, Central Street over New Haven Railroad, Central Falls, Providence County, RI

Central Street Pedestrian Viaduct, Central Street over New Haven Railroad, Central Falls, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Central Street Pedestrian Viaduct is significant for its associations with historic improvements made by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad to their right-of-way in Central Falls and Providence, Rhode Island. The Central Street Pedestrian Viaduct is an unusual surviving example of a railroad footbridge.
Survey number: HAER RI-51
Building/structure dates: 1915 Initial Construction

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Boston Bridge Works
Public Archeology Laboratory, Incorporated, contractor
Safdie, Joshua, field team
Alfson, Mary, transmitter
Brester, Robert, photographer
Adams, Virginia H, historian
Kierstead, Matthew A, historian
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Location

Central Falls41.89066, -71.39228
Google Map of 41.8906553, -71.3922785
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html