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Howe Street Bridge

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Howe Street Bridge

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BH Photo #330467

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on Howe Street
Location
Ashland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891 by R.F. Hawkins Iron Works; replaced 1990
Builders
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
- W.G.S. Chamberlain (Engineer, B&A Road Dept.)
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Riveted warren pony truss with no verticals & outrigger sway braces
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.5 ft.
Also called
B&A Main Line Bridge 41A
B&A Main Line Bridge 26.08
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26500, -71.49804   (decimal degrees)
42°15'54" N, 71°29'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/293972/4682221 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Framingham
Inventory number
BH 68166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin