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NYNH&H - Nemasket River Bridge

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Description 

Carried the Middleborough and Lakeville Railroad over the Nemasket River. Replaced an earlier wooden pile bridge in 1912. The line was abandoned circa 1936. Unknown date of destruction. The bridge abutments still exist on either end of the river, and is readily visible from US 44.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Arch bridge over Nemasket River on Middleborough and Lakeville Railroad
Location
Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed; Only concrete abutments remain
History
Built 1912 to replace previous bridge; abandoned 1936
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Cement Arch Bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90786, -70.91492   (decimal degrees)
41°54'28" N, 70°54'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/341178/4641319 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgewater
Inventory number
BH 66302 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2015: Added by Erich Pfistner