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Lower Falls Trail Bridge

Photos 

Newton Wellesley Lower Falls Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge, Wellesley MA

Photo by John Phelan

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #311136

Map 

Description 

Former Boston & Albany Newton Lower Falls branch, now part of the Charles River Greenway system.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Charles River on Charles River Bike Path
Location
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1910, Abandoned 1970
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32670, -71.26125   (decimal degrees)
42°19'36" N, 71°15'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/313684/4688526 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Natick
Inventory number
BH 55620 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2016: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • December 29, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • February 23, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke