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MBTA - Gloucester Draw

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B&M - Annisquam River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #283047

Map 

Description 

This Strauss bascule bridge is called the Gloucester Draw

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Annisquam River on Boston & Maine
Location
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
http://www.mbta.com/about_the_mbta/t_projects/?id=6442454025
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Eastern Railroad
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 524.0 ft.
Also called
BM - Gloucester Draw
BM - Annisquam River Bridge
MBTA - Annisquam River Bridge
MBTA - G-05-028
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.61798, -70.67888   (decimal degrees)
42°37'05" N, 70°40'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/362310/4719759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gloucester
Inventory numbers
MBTA G-05-028
BH 60833 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 17, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: New Proposed Bridge Project
  • December 20, 2014: New photo from Ian Martin
  • May 3, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • May 3, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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