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BM - Wachusett Spillway Bridge

Photos 

Wachusett Dam, railroad bridge over waste channel, Clinton, Mass., Sep. 5, 1905

Photo from Digital Commonwealth

View this photo at digitalcommonwealth.org

BH Photo #315003

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built 1903 when the Central Mass. was relocated to avoid the Wachusett Reservoir. Abandoned 1958. May eventually become part of the Mass. Central Rail-trail.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Wachusett Reservoir Spillway on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
Location
Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only when dam area is open to the public
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40536, -71.68908   (decimal degrees)
42°24'19" N, 71°41'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/278708/4698287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory number
BH 65126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2015: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • February 3, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • December 29, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Marc N Belanger - marcnbelanger [at] gmail [dot] com