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NH - Conway High Bridge

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High Bridge - Conway

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BH Photo #309235

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Description 

Tallest railroad bridge in New England at the time of its construction as part of an extension of the NH&N from Northampton to Shelburne Falls. Dismantled in the 1930s. All footings and abutments remain today.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over South River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Location
Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Status
Demolished
Railroads
- New Haven & Northampton Railroad (NH&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.54073, -72.65883   (decimal degrees)
42°32'27" N, 72°39'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/692244/4712472 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelburne Falls
Inventory number
BH 62172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • August 1, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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