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MBTA - Pawtucket Canal Bridge

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Pawtucket Canal Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #274414

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Pawtucket Canal on MBTA (Nee Boston & Maine Railroad)
Location
Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928 by the Boston Bridge Works
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 163.0 ft.
Total length: 163.0 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Lowell Locks and Canals Historic District
Also called
Red Bridge
BM - Pawtucket Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64094, -71.32869   (decimal degrees)
42°38'27" N, 71°19'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/309086/4723571 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lowell
Inventory number
BH 59740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 5, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 15, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority", "Railroad"
  • February 15, 2014: Updated by C Hanchey: Added categories "Boston & Maine Railroad", "Skewed"

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