Rating:
No votes cast

West Street Bridge

Photo 

West Street Bridge over Conrail

Photo from MACRIS Database

View this photo at mhc-macris.net

BH Photo #330264

Map 

Description 

Trusses were originally from B&A Bridge 145, which was the "fourth bridge west of Middlefield" (a railroad crossing of the Westfield River).

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on West Street
Location
Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890, relocated 1915, replaced 1993
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Skew angle
26 degrees
Also called
B&A Main Line Bridge 51.29
B&A Main Line Bridge 145 (old location)
Lawrence's Bridge
B&A Main Line Bridge 145 (old location)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18951, -71.87741   (decimal degrees)
42°11'22" N, 71°52'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/262398/4674826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leicester
Inventory number
BH 68154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2015: Added by Ian Martin