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Middlefield Road Bridge

Photo 

Middlefield Road Bridge

Oblique view from SW corner

Photo from MHC MACRIS Database

View this photo at mhc-macris.net

BH Photo #315519

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Middlefield Road in Chester
Location
Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1902; replaced 1987
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Also called
B&A - Bridge 127.22
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29998, -72.98582   (decimal degrees)
42°17'60" N, 72°59'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/666026/4685047 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chester
Inventory number
BH 65922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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