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Double Intersection Warren Truss Bridge, Spanning Blackledge River, Colchester, New London County, CT

Double Intersection Warren Truss Bridge, Spanning Blackledge River, Colchester, New London County, CT

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Typical of truss bridges at river crossings c. 1907, particularly as constructed by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad in its upgrading o the then 40 year old line. Unlike similar bridges, on the line, however, this one includes the remains of the earlier (c. 1870) bridge abutments. These stand inside the 1907 abutments.
Survey number: HAER CT-7
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1970

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad
Boston and New York Airline Company
Arabak, Gary R, transmitter
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Location

colchester41.57567, -72.33201
Google Map of 41.5756728, -72.3320051
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Library of Congress
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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