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ST - Oxbow Bridge

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ST - Oxbow Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by John Phelan

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #482436

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Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Manhan River on Pan Am Railways Connecticut River Line
Location
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To become part of the Springfield-Northfield "Knowledge Corridor" passenger rail project.
History
Built 1929 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.28869, -72.61739   (decimal degrees)
42°17'19" N, 72°37'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696433/4684579 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Holyoke
Inventory number
BH 61879 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 27, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 4, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added builder & build year
  • July 24, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Geoff Hubbs