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ST - Green River Bridge

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ST/Pan Am Green River Bridge

North elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in August 2015

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BH Photo #333817

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Description 

Built 1918, replacing the original 1876 structure at this site. The abutments and piers date to the original construction. The replacement took place on 12/15/18, at which time the old span was rolled out of position and the new span rolled into place a record-setting 1 minute and 20 seconds later.

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Green river on Springfield Terminal
Location
Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 146.0 ft.
Total length: 560.0 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.58519, -72.61130   (decimal degrees)
42°35'07" N, 72°36'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696008/4717518 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenfield
Inventory number
BH 58862 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2015: New photos from Ian Martin
  • January 1, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added historical, technical info.
  • November 23, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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