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Main Street Bridge (Old)

Map 

Description 

Built 1882 for the town of Hinsdale; stengthened 1903 for the Berkshire Street Railway. Replaced in 2005 with a Warren pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Housatonic River on Main Street
Location
Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882; rehabilitated 1930; replaced 2005
Builders
- Hudson Bridge Works
- Whitbeck & Power
Railroads
- Berkshire Street Railway (BSR)
- Interurban
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.43932, -73.12656   (decimal degrees)
42°26'22" N, 73°07'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/654084/4700255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsfield East
Inventory numers
MA H16002 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 66589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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