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BM - Watertown Branch Charles River Bridge (West)

Photo 

B&M Watertown Branch western Charles River crossing

Viewed from adjacent Elm Street bridge, 12/14/2012

Photo by Ian Martin

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BH Photo #288965

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Western Charles River crossing on the B&M Watertown Branch. Demolished in June-July 2014 to allow for construction of a boardwalk for the Charles River bike path.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Charles River on Boston & Maine Watertown Branch
Location
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Demolished
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.37285, -71.23307   (decimal degrees)
42°22'22" N, 71°13'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/316141/4693589 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory number
BH 61825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin