Housatonic River Railroad Bridge

AMTRAK Right-of-Way at Housatonic River
Milford-Stratford, Connecticut

Historic Document

Housatonic River Railroad Bridge is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut certified as a historic location on Friday June 12, 1987. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Rail-Related. Housatonic River Railroad Bridge was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Engineering, Transportation.

Housatonic River Railroad Bridge Information

Other Name: Movable Railroad Bridges on the NE Corridor in Connecticut TR
Other Name: Devon Bridge
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1904
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: American Bridge Company
Architectural Style: Scherzer Rolling Lift Bascul
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Housatonic River Railroad Bridge Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 10
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Milford-Stratford Historic Locations Fairfield County Historic Locations Connecticut Historic Locations