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Connaught Abandoned Bridge

Located in: North Stormont
Location #3682
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Location Owner:kyrinran
Creation Date: 12/27/2011
Last Updated: 1/24/2016



Description
Thia is an abandoned bridge in between Chesterville and Berwick.

I thought it might have been the former NYC Ottawa Division railway bridge from Chrysler. I thought that when the line was abandoned in the late 50's that maybe the bridge was moved from Chrysler t this location.
This is what peaked my interest when I saw it.

Turns out this is just an old road bridge which was abandoned to due the cost of repair.





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Status: Demolished
Category: Bridge/Locks



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Connaught Abandoned Bridge
Created on:1/24/2016
Created by: fiso
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Connaught Abandoned Bridge
Created on:12/27/2011
Created by: kyrinran
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KyrinRan says:
7/7/2014 12:01:53 PM

The bridge has now been removed.

haweater says:
12/29/2011 1:53:17 AM

No way could a bridge like this ever carry a train.

timo explorer says:
12/27/2011 8:22:50 PM

Judging by the old topo maps, the train never passed through this area. The maps actually show that Manley Road went straight north across this bridge to Berwick Road. I am assuming that since this was a single lane bridge and was in need of repair, they simple closed this little used bridge and re-routed Manley Road to the east along the busier farm lane that was already there.
There were al

rnagle says:
12/27/2011 8:19:24 PM

Good find, classic old through truss bridge.

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