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Boston & Maine Railroad

Reporting mark: B&M; BM
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MBTA - Upper Shawsheen River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847, reconstructed with steel superstructure 2013
Stone arch bridge over Shawsheen River on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Open to traffic

MBTA - Washington St Tunnel - Salem (Essex County, Massachusetts)
built in 1839; extended in 1948-58
Tunnel under downtown Salem- Washington St on MBTA frmr B&M RR
Open to traffic

MBTA - Washington Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1927 by Boston Bridge Works
Steel stringer bridge over Washington Street on MBTA Lowell Line and Future Green Line Extension
Open to traffic

MBTA - Winter Street Overpass (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Winter Street/MA 97 on MBTA Haverhill Line
Open to traffic

McClelland Farm Road Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1950
Steel stringer bridge over ST Railroad on McClelland Farm Road in Deerfield
Open to traffic

MCER - East Street Overpass (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
B&M spans build 1901 by Boston Bridge Works; former B&A spans built 1901 by unknown builder
Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Street on Massachusetts Central Railroad
Open to traffic

MCRT - Lower Hardwick Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Lattice through truss bridge over Ware River on Mass Central Rail Trail in New Braintree
Open to pedestrians only

MCRT - Upper Hardwick Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Converted for trail use 2014
Howe pony truss bridge over Ware River on Mass Central Rail Trail in New Braintree
Open/soon to be open to pedestrians

Merrymeeting River Boston & Maine Railroad Bridge (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Merrymeeting River/Letter S Rd on B&MRR
Removed but not replaced

Methuen Rail-Trail - Manchester Street Overpass (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Manchester Street on Methuen Rail-Trail
Intact but closed to all traffic

Minuteman Commuter Bikeway - Brattle Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900
Steel stringer bridge over Brattle Street on Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Minuteman Commuter Bikeway - Forest Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900
Steel stringer bridge over Forest Street on Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Minuteman Commuter Bikeway - Grant Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grant Street on Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Minuteman Commuter Bikeway - Grove Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grove Street on Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Minuteman Commuter Bikeway - Mill Brook Arch (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca 1890
Stone arch bridge over Mill Brook on Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Montague City Covered Bridge 26-06-31#3x (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870; Destroyed by Flood of 1936
Lost Covered Double decker Howe through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Railroad/Montague City Road
Destroyed by flooding

Moose Brook Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1918; lost to arson in May 2004. Remaining structure used for testing Howe trusses at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. On October 28, 2014, parts were returned to Gorham. Acquired by WW&FRy Sept. 2017. Installed 2019
Howe pony truss bridge over Moose Brook on Former Boston & Maine/St. Lawrence & Atlantic
Installed on Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum's main line. In use by their equipment.

NA&B - Joint Grass Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Joint Grass Brook on Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Nashua River Rail Trail - MA 119 Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street/MA 111/MA 119 on Nashua River Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NAUG - Summer Street Overpass (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1903
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Summer Street on Railroad in Torrington
Open to excursion traffic

NECR - Bellows Falls Tunnel (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1851 Floor lowered 1897, 1977, & 2007
Tunnel on Railroad
Open to traffic

NECR - Connecticut River Bridge #2 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1930
Warren through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Railroad (NECR)
Open to traffic

NECR - Connecticut River Bridge #3 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Deck plate girder bridge over Connecticut River on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NECR - East Putney Brook Railroad Arch (Windham County, Vermont)
Stone arch bridge over East Putney Brook on New England Central RR
Open to traffic

NECR - Sugar River Bridge (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1931
Deck plate girder bridge over Sugar River and Main Street/NH-103 on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NECR - West River Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1930
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over West River on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NEGS - Lakeport Draw (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Modified into a drawbridge 1990, timber spans are older
Steel stringer bridge over Winnipesaukee River on New England Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NEGS - Merrimack River Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Merrimack River on New England Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NEGS - Pemigewasset River Bridge (Ashland) (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Pemigewasset River on New England Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NEGS - Winnipesaukee River Bridge (E) (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Deck plate girder bridge over Winnipesaukee River on NEGS


NEGS - Winnipesaukee River Bridge (Mid) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1931
Deck plate girder bridge over Winnipesaukee River Bridge on NEGSRR
Open to traffic

New Boston Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Damaged by fire in 1977
Lost Timber stringer bridge over MBTA on New Boston Street
Removed but not replaced

New England Central Railroad Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1919
Pony truss bridge over New England Central Railroad on C3052 in Putney
Open to traffic

NH - Triple Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899
Lost Warren through truss Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge over Fort Point Channel on Railroad (Amtrak and MBTA)
Replaced by new bridge

NHN - Haven Hill Road Overpass (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1912
Steel stringer bridge over Haven Hill Road on Railroad (NHN)
Open to traffic

NHN - Old Wakefield Road Overpass (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1917
Girder bridge over Old Wakefield Road on Railroad (NHN)
Open to traffic

NHVT - Bog Brook Arch (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1892
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Bog Brook on Boston & Maine Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

North Canal Pedestrian Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over North Canal on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

North Weare Branch Railroad Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1849
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on
Destroyed by fire

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #1 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #2 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Warren through truss with alternating verticals bridge over Blackwater River on Northern Rail Trail - Merrimack County
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #3 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Pedestrian Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #4 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Chance Pond Branch Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Deck arch bridge over Chance Pond Branch on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Chance Pond Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Stone arch bridge over Chance Pond Brook on Northern Rail Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Chance Pond Road Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1936
Pony plate girder bridge over Chance Pond Road on Northern Rail Trail in Franklin
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Height of the Land Road Overpass (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Slab bridge over Height of the land Rd on B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Old South Main Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old South Main Street/NH-127 on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Punch Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Deck plate girder bridge over Punch Brook on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Roy Ford Road/Frazier Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1940
Wooden bridge over Roy Ford Road and Frazier Brook on Northern Rail Trail in Danbury
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Sucker Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
built ca 1847-Roconstructed/Replaced probably several times untill this bridge ca 1930
Slab bridge over Sucker Brook on BMRR/Northern Rail Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - US-4 Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1937 Recon 1986
1937 Pony plate girder over B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail on US-4
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Walker Brook Road Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
1901 Slab bridge over Walker Brook Rd on B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail
Open to traffic

Norton Point Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over MBTA on Norton Point Road
Open to traffic

Norwottuck Rail Trail - Connecticut River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887; retrofitted for pedestrian use in 1992
Lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Norottuck Rail Trail in Hadley
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Norwottuck Rail Trail - Fort River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Fort River on Norwottuck Rail Trail in Amherst
Open to pedestrians only

Oak Street Overpass (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1890; Reconstructed 1928
Warren pony truss over STRR on Oak Street
Open to traffic

Old Eastern Marsh Trail - Friedenfels Street Overpass (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1866, widened for second track 1888
Stone arch bridge over Friedenfels Street on Old Eastern Marsh Trail (fmr. B&M Eastern Route)
Open to pedestrians only

Paddock Road Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1929 by Boston Bridge Works, rehabilitated 2009
Through truss bridge over Black River on Paddock Road
Open to traffic

Park Street Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1929
Pony truss bridge over BMRR on Park Street in Exeter
Open to one-way traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 13.57 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 18.09 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad/Hobo Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 20.41 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad/Hobo Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 3.07 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1928
Baltimore Through Truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 8.73 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Lattice through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad/Hobo Railroad
Open to traffic

Pond Road Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1920; rehabilitated 2003
Wooden bridge over BMRR on Pond Road in Newton
Open to traffic

PRRT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned ca. 1996 and converted to snowmobile trail
Pratt deck truss bridge with trestle over Androscoggin River, NH16, & Railroad (SLR)
Open to pedestrians only

PRRT - BMS Railway Overpass (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1902 by Baltimore Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1996 and converted to rail trail
Plate Girder Bridge over Berlin Mills Railway on PRRT
Open to pedestrians only

PRRT - Snyder Brook Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1918; Rehabilitated 2015
Boxed Howe pony truss bridge over Snyder Brook on Trail
Restored 2015 and open to pedestrian traffic

PVRR - Water Street Railroad Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Third Level Canal Outflow on Pioneer Valley Railroad
Out of service

Rensselaer Street Viaduct (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1895
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on Rensselaer Street
Removed c1970

River Road NEGS Railroad Bridge 22.03 (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
1915 Pony/through plate girder bridge over River Rd on NEGSRR
Open to traffic

Rollins Farm Overpass 29-09-P01 (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1904 rebuilt 1929
Howe pony truss bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on Old Ham Road
Reported as closed to all traffic except snowmobiles in winter

Sacramento Street Underpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897
Steel stringer bridge over pedestrian tunnel on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

Salem Street Overpass (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1997
Through truss bridge over MBTA/BMRR on Salem Street in Lawrence
Open to traffic

Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1991; railroad use discontinued Dec. 2015; replaced 2017-2018
Vertical lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US 1 Bypass in Portsmouth
Replaced by a new bridge

Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (New) (York County, Maine)
Built 2018
Vertical-lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US-1 Bypass
Open to traffic

Smith River B&M Railroad Bridge 113.84 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1914
1914 Pony/through plate girder bridge over Smith River on B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail
Open to traffic

Smiths Crossing Bridge (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Built 1940
Wooden bridge over New England Southern/Plymouth & Lincoln RR on Smiths Crossing in New Hampton
Open to traffic

Snyder's Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1960, replaced 2004
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on Hansen Road
Replaced by a new bridge

South High Street Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over NH/B&M Turners Falls Branch on South High Street in Montague
Derelict/abandoned

ST - Alplaus Kill Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Stone arch bridge over Alplaus Kill on ST Rotterdam Branch
Open to traffic

ST - Arch Street Overpass (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Arch Street on Springfield Terminal
Open to traffic

ST - Backwater Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Backwater of North Branch Chicopee River on Railroad
Open to traffic

ST - Beach Street Overpass (York County, Maine)
Built 1928
Pony/through girder bridge over Beach Street on ST Rail System
Open to traffic

ST - Broadway Street Overpass (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1901
Through truss bridge over Broadway Street on Pan Am Railways in Dover
Open to traffic

ST - Caldwell Road Overpass (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Caldwell Road on Pan Am Railways
Open to traffic

ST - Cheapside Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Deerfield River on Springfield Terminal
Open to traffic

ST - Cocheco River Bridge (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Cocheco River on Pan Am Railways
Open to traffic

ST - Common Street Overpass (York County, Maine)
Built 1928
Pony/through girder bridge over Common Street on ST Rail System
Open to traffic

ST - Concord River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Deck plate girder bridge over Concord River on Springfield Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

ST - Connecticut River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1918
Warren deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on Springfield Terminal
Open to traffic

ST - Contoocook River Bridge (N) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Contoocook River on Springfield Terminal Railway
Open to pedestrians only

ST - Contoocook River Bridge (S) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
built june 1920
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Contoocook River on Springfield Terminal Railway


ST - Country Club Road Overpass (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Country Club Road on Pan Am Connecticut River Line
Open to traffic

ST - CR111 Overpass (Rensselaer County, New York)
Pony plate girder bridge over CR 111 on Springfield Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

ST - Deerfield River Bridge (Bardwell's Ferry) (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Warren Deck Truss Bridge on Springfield Terminal/Pan Am Freight Main Line
Open to traffic

ST - Deerfield River Bridge (East Deerfield) (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Warren deck truss bridge over Deerfield River on Springfield Terminal
Open to traffic

ST - Deerfield River Bridge (Florida/Hoosac Tunnel) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Warren deck truss bridge over Deerfield River on ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line
Open to traffic

ST - Deerfield River Bridge (Zoar/Charlemont) (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Through truss bridge over Deerfield River on ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line
Open to traffic