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Montague City Covered Bridge 26-06-31#3x

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey Copy Of Old Photograph By Frank O. Branzetti, Photographer (C) Ext.-General View

Photo taken by Frank O. Branzetti for the Historic American Buildings Survey

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BH Photo #281337

Map 

Description 

Built 1870 over the Connecticut River and destroyed by flood on March 18, 1936.

-- Historic American Buildings Survey

Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered Double decker Howe through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Railroad/Montague City Road
Location
Montague City, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1870; Destroyed by Flood of 1936
Builder
- Aaron Wright
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Fitchburg Railroad
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 770.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
21-06-31 #3x
Railroad Combination
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.58062, -72.57982   (decimal degrees)
42°34'50" N, 72°34'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698606/4717084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenfield
Inventory numbers
WGCB 21-06-31 #3x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60621 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • April 8, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HABS MA-101 - Covered Bridge, Spanning Connecticut River, Montague City, Franklin County, MA