BM - Linden Street Bridge
This lattice truss bridge was built for the Central Massachusetts Railroad in 1894. The bridge is typical of nineteenth century metal truss bridges which were built for the railroads. The Linden Street Bridge has a clear span of 92 feet between granite abutments, and is almost 20 feet above the road surface.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Lattice through truss bridge over Linden Street on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
- Middlesex County, Massachusetts
- Closed to all traffic
- Built 1894
- - Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
- - Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
- Quadrangular lattice through truss
Total length: 98.3 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 22.0 ft.
- Skew angle
- 63 degrees
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 28, 1989
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.38032, -71.22003 (decimal degrees)
42°22'49" N, 71°13'12" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/317236/4694391 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- NRHP 89001515 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50607 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
- December 18, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Skewed", "Pin-connected", "HAER documented", "Central Massachusetts Railroad", "Boston & Maine Railroad"
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- HAER MA-46 - Central Massachusetts Railroad, Linden Street Bridge, Spanning Linden Street, Waltham, Middlesex County, MA