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Cheshire Rail Trail - Arch Street Overpass

Photos 

Arch Street Arch

Photo taken by Steve LaBonte in April 2007

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BH Photo #184209

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge looks to have been built to accomondate 2 tracks. It only carried one as far as I know.

the Keene area is known for its Stone Arches and Quarry industry in the late 19th and early 20th century.

There is a smaller Stone Arch about 300 feet to the south over a brook.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Arch Street on Railroad, Abandoned grade
Location
Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Cheshire Railroad
- Fitchburg Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93529, -72.34105   (decimal degrees)
42°56'07" N, 72°20'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/716959/4757058 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keene
Inventory number
BH 46760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
2,500

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 9, 2016: New photo from David P. Timmins
  • May 22, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • June 25, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Imported NBI Information
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • October 31, 2010: Added by Steve

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