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BM - Merrimack River Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Probably 1868 (or 1867)

Semi covered, wood through truss. Lightly cleaned up and brightened (digitally altered). Source image in Getty Museum Collection

Photo digitally altered by Art S. in November 2021

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BH Photo #511320

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine RR
Location
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1839 replaced 1880
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
Design
Semi Covered (truss structure covered open roof)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.77093, -71.08613   (decimal degrees)
42°46'15" N, 71°05'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/329329/4737487 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2021: New photos from Art Suckewer

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Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com