NH - Triple Bridge
Source: Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridges (company pamphlet), 1908
BH Photo #207090
This bridge was the oldest surviving Scherzer Rolling Lift Bascule bridge when demolished. The bridge was noted for its unique trio of skewed spans and was the first Scherzer bascule built outside of Chicago.
- Lost Warren through truss Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge over Fort Point Channel on Railroad (Amtrak and MBTA)
- Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built 1899
- - Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- - Amtrak (AMTK)
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Warren through truss with riveted connections, single leaf Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge. Consisted of three parallel skewed bridges. Skew is 42 degrees.
Length of largest span: 98.8 ft.
Total length: 114.0 ft.
- Also called
- NH - Fort Point Channel Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.34550, -71.05821 (decimal degrees)
42°20'44" N, 71°03'30" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/330466/4690189 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Boston South
- Inventory number
- BH 49279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 23, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
- August 3, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth