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HRRC - Park Street Overpass

Photos 

HRRC Park Street Overpass

West elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in October 2020

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BH Photo #484797

Description 

Pony plate girder overpass on the former New Haven Berkshire Division in the mill village of Housatonic. Two track span, one of which is currently active.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Park Street on Housatonic Railroad
Location
Housatonic, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Housatonic Railroad (HRRC)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25470, -73.36620   (decimal degrees)
42°15'17" N, 73°21'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/634768/4679348 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91047 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2020: New photos from Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin