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B&A - Springfield Bridge

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #364360

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Location
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1873
Builders
- Leighton Bridge & Iron Works of Rochester, New York
- Western Railroad Corporation
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 1,260.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.10231, -72.59805   (decimal degrees)
42°06'08" N, 72°35'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698610/4663927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield South
Inventory number
BH 73650 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com