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Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Bogastow Brook Viaduct

Photos 

General View Of The Bogastow Brook Viaduct From The Level Of The Brook.

Photo taken in 1982 by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #190862

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Bogastow Brook on Boston & Worcester Railroad, Milford Branch
Location
Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1847
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- Boston & Worcester Railroad (B&W)
- Conrail (CR)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
8-span stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Eight Arch Bridge
Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Holliston Viaduct
Holliston Viaduct
Bogastow Brook Viaduct
Holliston Eight Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20910, -71.41763   (decimal degrees)
42°12'33" N, 71°25'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/300428/4675822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holliston
Inventory number
BH 47392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is now a rail-trail
  • November 11, 2013: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • December 26, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • December 26, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MA-48 - Boston & Worcester Railroad, Bogastow Brook Viaduct, Spanning Bogastow Brook at Woodland Avenue, Holliston, Middlesex, MA
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Marc N Belanger - mnbelanger [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Luke