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MBTA - Southampton Street Yard Overpass

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MBTA - Southampton Street Yard Overpass

late 1960s view looking north

Photo taken by Jack Alexander

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

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BH Photo #472518

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Description 

Former NYNH&H South Station Lead; later converted to access the Red Line Cabot Yard. Trackage underneath is a remnant of a once-large corridor into the Seaport district.

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Track 61 (Seaport Branch) on MBTA Red Line Cabot Yard Lead
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Rapid Transit
- Subway
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Also called
'New England Bridge'
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.33672, -71.05961   (decimal degrees)
42°20'12" N, 71°03'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/330326/4689217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston South
Inventory number
BH 63319 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Geoff Hubbs