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CSX - Double Arch Bridge

Photos 

Bridge over West Branch of Westfield River near Middlefield Rd, Chester MD

Photo taken by John Phelan August 19, 2009

View this photo at upload.wikimedia.org

BH Photo #223026

Map 

Description 

Part of Middlefield-Becket Stone Arch Railroad Bridge District

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Railroad
Location
Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1866
Builders
- Alexander Birnie (stonemason)
- George Washington Whistler of Fort Wayne, Indiana (Designer)
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Middlefield-Becket Stone Arch Railroad Bridge District
Also called
CSX - Middlefield River Bridge
Double Arch Bridge
CSX - Whistler Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31253, -72.99406   (decimal degrees)
42°18'45" N, 72°59'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/665314/4686426 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chester
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80000502 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • January 24, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 8, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

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