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New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Mystic River Bridge, Spanning Mystic River between Groton & Stonington, Groton, New London County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Mystic River Bridge, Spanning Mystic River between Groton & Stonington, Groton, New London County, CT

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Summary

Significance: The Mystic River Bridge is a center bearing, through truss swing bridge. It is significant as part of the transportation link in the shoreline route of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and as an individual engineering solution to the need to provide dependable rail service while accommodating river navigation.
Survey number: HAER CT-26
Building/structure dates: 1919 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1951 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1956 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Moore , W H
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad
American Bridge Company
Searles
Union Switch & Signal Company
National Railroad Passenger Corporation
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Location

connecticut41.34975, -72.07907
Google Map of 41.3497456, -72.0790717
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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

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