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NH - Westfield River Bridge

Photo 

CNE Westfield River Bridge

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BH Photo #290107

Map 

Description 

Former CNE Feeding Hills Branch crossing of the Westfield River to a connection with the B&A at Mitteneague. Abandoned 1921 and likely demolished during the 1940s for wartime scrap drives.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Westfield River on Central New England Railway
Location
Feeding Hills, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1899, abandoned 1921, lost 1940s
Railroads
- Central New England Railway (CNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08711, -72.66681   (decimal degrees)
42°05'14" N, 72°40'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/692970/4662082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Springfield
Inventory number
BH 62174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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Sources 

  • Ian Martin