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Chicopee River Railroad Bridge

Map 

Description 

This bridge connected the B&A main to the Ludlow Mills complex on the north bank of the Chicopee River. It appears to have been used into the Conrail era.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Chicopee River on Former railroad spur
Location
Ludlow, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Deck plate girder (?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15304, -72.46366   (decimal degrees)
42°09'11" N, 72°27'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/709556/4669882 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ludlow
Inventory number
BH 68950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added description
  • August 19, 2015: Added

Sources 

  • Ian Martin