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ST - Connecticut River Bridge

Photo 

ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line Connecticut River Bridge

Photo by Ian Martin

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #288955

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on Springfield Terminal
Location
Franklin County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 172.0 ft.
Total length: 616.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
BM - Fitchburg Division Main Line Bridge No. 148
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.56269, -72.55603   (decimal degrees)
42°33'46" N, 72°33'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700616/4715149 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenfield
Inventory number
BH 58860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Corrected build year and added details from Mass. Historical Commission
  • July 22, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • November 23, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ian Martin