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NH - Muddy Cove Brook Arch

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Description 

Originally constructed as part of the Dighton & Somerset's Taunton-Fall River mainline (abandoned south of Dighton in 1937), this small arch bridge was kept active until 1971 as part of a switchback spur that served the Arnold, Hoffman & Co. dye plant on Main Street.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Muddy Cove Brook on Dighton & Somerset Railroad
Location
Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned 1971
Railroads
- Dighton & Somerset Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch; stone abutments
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81172, -71.12127   (decimal degrees)
41°48'42" N, 71°07'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/323799/4631047 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Assonet
Inventory number
BH 68474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin