NH - Nashoba Brook Bridge
"The superstructure is coded as a steel stringer bridge. The two girders are connected by lateral bracing and function together as a deep, built-up stringer span.
Bridge abutments appear to pre-date the present superstructure, based on their width, which is substantially wider than the present deck plate girder span. The width of the abutments suggest that the line was double-tracked early in its history, but evidence indicates that the second track had been removed
by the time the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad acquired the line or shortly thereafter, when they started replacing bridges along the line with single-width superstructures as early as 1907.
The superstructure probably dates to 1907, based on its similarity to Bridge A-02-030 to the north."
-Kurt Jergensen, MassDOT Historic Bridge Inventory, 3/12/2014
- Deck plate girder bridge over Nashoba Brook on NH Framingham & Lowell Line
- Acton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
- Future prospects
- To become part of the Bruce Freeman rail-trail
- Built ca. 1907
- - Bay Colony Railroad (BCLR)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Deck plate girder
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 32.0 ft.
Deck width: 7.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.50525, -71.41426 (decimal degrees)
42°30'19" N, 71°24'51" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/301640/4708701 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- MA A-02-032 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 69072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 8, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added information, description
- September 5, 2015: Added by Dave King