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B&A - Chelsea Creek Railroad Bridge

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Boston & Albany Railroad Bridge

Between Chelsea and Boston MA in closed position

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #266374

Map 

Description 

This bridge is removed.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Chelsea Creek on Boston & Albany Railroad
Location
Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1919
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Strauss Overhead Counterweight type Through Truss
Dimensions
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40158, -71.01099   (decimal degrees)
42°24'06" N, 71°00'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/334502/4696323 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 57986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 13, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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