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Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #4

Photos 

Photo taken by Cory Lawler

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BH Photo #247286

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Location
Hampshire County, Massachusetts, and Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Builders
- Alexander Birnie (stonemason)
- George Washington Whistler of Fort Wayne, Indiana (Designer)
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (BA)
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Middlefield-Becket Stone Arch Railroad Bridge District
Also called
Keystone Bridge B
Keystone Bridge Trail - Keystone Bridge B
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.30548, -73.00545   (decimal degrees)
42°18'20" N, 73°00'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/664394/4685620 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Becket
Inventory number
BH 55303 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2014: HAER photos posted by Ian Martin
  • January 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph.

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