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Chelsea South Bridge

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Chelsea South Bridge

Chelsea South Bridge: Accident of yesterday 3/18/1947

Photo from City of Boston Archives

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #316127

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Description 

Companion to the Chelsea North Bridge spanning the Little Mystic River with a stringer or deck plate girder draw span, possibly double-leaf based on photographs. Replaced along with its companion by the high level Tobin Bridge in 1950.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Little Mystic Channel on Chelsea Street
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced by Tobin Bridge 1950
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38021, -71.05146   (decimal degrees)
42°22'49" N, 71°03'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/331114/4694030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 66077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,037)
Boston, Massachusetts (78)
Deck girder (4,963)
Girder (8,972)
Lost (21,427)
Lost 1950 (43)
Lost during 1950s (541)
Massachusetts (982)
Movable (2,828)
Owned by city (4,864)
Plate girder (6,827)
Replaced by new bridge (14,168)
Suffolk County, Massachusetts (100)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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Sources 

  • Ian Martin