B&A - Springfield Bridge
Largest bridge designed by Charles Hilton, pupil of Howard Carroll, who introduced the riveted lattice truss to the U.S.
- Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad
- Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
- Built in 1873
- - Charles Hilton (engineer)
- Leighton Bridge & Iron Works of Rochester, New York
- - Boston & Albany Railroad (BA)
- Lattice through truss
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)
- November 30, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added note about the designer/engineer
- October 8, 2020: New photos from Art Suckewer
- October 1, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: added pic, number of spans and designer
- June 1, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Revised dates
- September 14, 2016: Added by Dave King