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Congress Street Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #403486

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing bridge over Bass River on Congress Street
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1875; replaced 1930
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.35184, -71.05112   (decimal degrees)
42°21'07" N, 71°03'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/331066/4690879 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston South
Inventory number
BH 78550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,823)
Boston, Massachusetts (78)
Built 1875 (100)
Built during 1870s (984)
Lost (21,660)
Lost 1930 (59)
Lost during 1930s (465)
Massachusetts (984)
Movable (2,833)
Replaced by new bridge (14,358)
Suffolk County, Massachusetts (100)
Swing (1,351)
Through truss (13,903)
Truss (31,035)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 24, 2017: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com