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Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #4

Photos 

Photo taken by Cory Lawler

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BH Photo #247286

Map 

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)
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- Rail-to-trail
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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