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Middlefield Road Bridge

Photo 

Middlefield Road Bridge

Oblique view from SW corner

Photo from MHC MACRIS Database

View this photo at mhc-macris.net

BH Photo #315519

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Middlefield Road
Location
Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1902; replaced 1987
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Also called
B&A - Bridge 127.22
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29998, -72.98582   (decimal degrees)
42°17'60" N, 72°59'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/666026/4685047 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chester
Inventory number
BH 65922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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