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Cheshire Rail Trail - Stone Arch Bridge

Photos 

Photo Credit: New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources

BH Photo #212109

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Branch River on Railroad (Abandoned)
Location
Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1847
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Cheshire Railroad
- Fitchburg Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 14, 2012
Also called
Cheshire - Stone Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.91405, -72.25300   (decimal degrees)
42°54'51" N, 72°15'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/724221/4754931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keene
Inventory numbers
NRHP 12000504 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49500 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • November 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chesire Railroad", "Fitchburg Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"
  • September 4, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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