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ST - Nashua River Bridge

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Description 

Former WN&P route between Ayer and Worcester, still used by Pan Am for a daily pair of freight trains to/from CSX as well as other moves as needed. Easternmost connection between the north & south side commuter rail if the Grand Junction Branch is out of service; has been used for MBTA equipment moves in the past.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Nashua River on Pan Am Worcester Main
Location
Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
- Worcester, Nashua, & Rochester Railroad (WN&P)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49378, -71.62758   (decimal degrees)
42°29'38" N, 71°37'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/284074/4707947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory number
BH 63977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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