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PVRR - East Silver Street Overpass

Photo 

East Silver Street Railroad Bridge

Bridge has since been removed; will be replaced by a pedestrian bridge when the trail is extended northward.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in January 2013

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BH Photo #311984

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Street View 

Description 

Former NH Canal Line overpass; most recently used by the PVRR in the mid-90s as part of an industrial spur. Removed prior as part of the construction of the Columbia Greenway; will be replaced with a trail bridge when the trail is extended northward.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Silver Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Location
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge
Railroads
- New Haven & Northampton Railroad (NH&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.11430, -72.74479   (decimal degrees)
42°06'51" N, 72°44'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/686441/4664928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Springfield
Inventory number
BH 64901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photo from Ian Martin
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin