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Bussey Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost "Hewins" deck truss bridge over South Street on Boston & Providence Railroad
Location
Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1876; Collapsed 1887
Builders
- Edmund H. Hewins (Designer/Fraudster)
- Metropolitan Bridge Co. (Fictitious company made up by Edmund Hewins)
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Main Tension Members)
- Trenton Iron & Steel Co. of Trenton, New Jersey (Rest of the Bridge)
Railroad
- Boston & Providence Railroad (B&P)
Design
"Hewins" deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29379, -71.12307   (decimal degrees)
42°17'38" N, 71°07'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/324979/4684578 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Skewed"
  • May 31, 2016: Added by Luke

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