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Lowell Street Bridge (New Hampshire Mainline)

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Lowell Street Bridge

Photo from MACRIS Database

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BH Photo #323233

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Description 

8-panel Warren pony truss that once spanned the B&M New Hampshire mainline, now the MBTA Lowell Line.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over MBTA/BMRR on Lowell Street in Somerville
Location
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910; replaced 2006
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.2 ft.
Skew angle
30 degrees
Also called
B&M New Hampshire Division Main Line Bridge No. 3.04
B&M New Hampshire Division Main Line Bridge No. 14
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.39333, -71.10611   (decimal degrees)
42°23'36" N, 71°06'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/326651/4695597 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory numbers
MA S17011 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Merged MACRIS Info.