I was deleting some files on an old hard drive and found these abandon NH line photos. The line runs about a mile from my house crossing the Hudson river in Poughkeepsie, NY.
He'll be worried now, that some state or local authority will come along and demand he dismantle it. Doesn't always pay to try to take a bigger bite out of the hand that feeds you.The person who bought the bridge for a $1.00 from Conrail was collecting a monthly fee from the electric company for supporting the high tension wires across the river. He told them he wanted more money so they went under the river.
The ex owner would be breathing much easier, I would imagine. The picture wasn't clear as to whether the bridge was still connected to the land. Usually when a bridge is abandoned they do that to prevent anyone climbing onto it.The state owns it now Toot. It's part of a rail trail network. Their adding the tracks just down the road form my house to the network now.
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