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Hammond Street Bridge (Old)

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Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over MBTA Green Line on Hammond Street
Location
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1893, rehabilitated 1939, trusses replaced 1990
Builder
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Riveted 7-panel double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.0 ft.
Total length: 59.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32668, -71.16549   (decimal degrees)
42°19'36" N, 71°09'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/321575/4688319 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory number
BH 68167 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 24, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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Hammond Street Bridge (old)
Posted October 13, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This plaque from the same year showed up on ebay. The seller claims it came from this actual bridge. I cannot confirm that myself. www.ebay.com/itm/1893-Hammond-Street-Pony-Truss-Bridge-Newto...