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BM - Merrimack River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Merrimack River on B&M WN&P Division
Location
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1910; Partially blown up for War Effort December 26th, 1942; Remaining spans scrapped October 1943-1944
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Worcester, Nashua, & Rochester Railroad (WN&P)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.75971, -71.44196   (decimal degrees)
42°45'35" N, 71°26'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/300181/4737023 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nashua North
Inventory number
BH 63777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added dates & cause of loss
  • October 22, 2014: Added by Ian Martin