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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1982

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #444365

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Description 

Two parallel 7-span trusses carrying the present-day CSX Boston Line (former Boston & Albany mainline) across the Connecticut River.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Location
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 850.0 ft.
Also called
B&A - Connecticut River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.10160, -72.59923   (decimal degrees)
42°06'06" N, 72°35'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698515/4663845 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield South
Inventory number
BH 61880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2019: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: added app. lenghths
  • March 19, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 8, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 24, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Geoff Hubbs