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PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Blackstone)

Photo 

SNETT and P&W bridges over Blackstone River, February 2016

Photo by Pi.1415926535

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

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BH Photo #352614

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Originally a double-track bridge; the east track has been removed.

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Blackstone River on P&W Providence Main
Location
Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889
Builder
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware
Railroads
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Providence & Worcester Railroad (PW)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Span length: 143.0 ft.
Total length: 143.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.5 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Also called
PW - Bridge No. 48
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01605, -71.53951   (decimal degrees)
42°00'58" N, 71°32'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/289729/4654677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackstone
Inventory number
BH 61928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2016: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 25, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 25, 2014: Added by Ian Martin