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Galvin Road Bridge

Photos 

Elevation Of North Portal, Looking South

Photo taken 1990 by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record showing the bridge in its original location

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218548

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lenticular through truss bridge over Hoosic River on Galvin Road
Location
North Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
In storage and awaiting reconstruction
History
Built 1884; disassembled and relocated to University of Massachusetts Amherst
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Wrought-iron lenticular through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Blackington Bridge
Baker Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.70387, -73.17313   (decimal degrees)
42°42'14" N, 73°10'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/649620/4729548 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamstown
Inventory number
BH 49914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.5 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 22, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 28, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • October 25, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MA-109 - Blackinton Bridge, Spanning Hoosic River on Galvin Road, North Adams, Berkshire County, MA
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein