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Holiday Cottage Road Bridge

Photos 

MA 03M 1

Holiday Cottage Road location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman 06/19/1983

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BH Photo #387791

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost pony truss bridge formerly over Wahconah Brook on Holiday Cottage Road
Location
Dalton, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
In storage and awaiting reconstruction
History
Built 1894; rehabilitated 1990; disassembled and relocated to University of Massachusetts Amherst
Builder
- Charles H. Ball of East Windsor, Massachusetts
Design
Iron Queenpost pony truss
Pipe Truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.48598, -73.13721   (decimal degrees)
42°29'10" N, 73°08'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/653094/4705417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsfield East
Inventory number
BH 49917 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2017: Updated by Chester Gehman: Corrected build date; re-submitted photos.
  • May 26, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • October 25, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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