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GMRC - Bellows Falls Stone Arch Bridge

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GMRC - Connecticut River Stone Arch Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet

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BH Photo #307296

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Connecticut River on Green Mountain Railroad
Location
Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont, and Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Builders
- A.S. Cheever (Chief Engineer)
- Holbrook, Cabot & Daly Corp. of Boston, Massachusetts (Contractors)
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Fitchburg Railroad
- Green Mountain Railroad (GMRC)
Design
Stone arch
Also called
Fitchburg - Connecticut River Stone Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13557, -72.43997   (decimal degrees)
43°08'08" N, 72°26'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/708209/4779050 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellows Falls
Inventory number
BH 58735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • March 29, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • November 3, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added pictures and noted that the bridge is still in use
  • November 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added more info & builders + build date

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody