Most People Don’t Know The Story Behind Rhode Island’s Abandoned Bridge To Nowhere

Who says landmarks have to be pretty? In Rhode Island, an abandoned bridge to nowhere covered in rust and graffiti has become a long-standing and distinctive feature of the landscape. This urban icon has stood deserted with its steel drawbridge span pointed upwards towards the sky since 1976.

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Have you ever seen this abandoned bridge in person? Check out even more of Rhode Island’s defunct railway past by taking a virtual visit to this deserted train station.