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SNETT - Blackstone River Bridge (West)

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Photo taken by Marc N Belanger in May 2015

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BH Photo #323944

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackstone River on future Southern New England Trunkline Trail
Location
Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Under construction
Future prospects
Being converted to rail-trail.
History
Built 1911; abandoned 1970s; in process of trail conversion 7/2014
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Boston, Hartford & Erie Railroad (BH&E)
- New York & New England Railroad (NYNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 7.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01637, -71.53911   (decimal degrees)
42°00'59" N, 71°32'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/289763/4654713 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • April 28, 2016: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • May 4, 2015: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • July 23, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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