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John D. Hand Memorial Bridge

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John D. Hand Bridge - SW perspective from Armory Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in May 2015

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BH Photo #324024

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mystic River on Pedestrian Walkway & water supply pipelines
Location
Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1897
Builders
- Cheney & Trumbull (abutments)
- Frederic P. Stearns (Engineer, Metropolitan Water Board)
- New Jersey Steel & Iron Co. of Trenton, New Jersey
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 18, 1990
Also called
Medford Pipe Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.41829, -71.11166   (decimal degrees)
42°25'06" N, 71°06'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/326263/4698379 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 89002253 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 64975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 27, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added NRHP & MACRIS info.
  • May 5, 2015: New photos from Ian Martin
  • December 23, 2014: Added by Nathan Holth

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