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Railroad Trestle Trail Bridge

Photo 

Trestle

Photo by Aaron Knox

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #314793

Description 

Large concrete stringer viaduct across a small valley in the Middlesex Fells. Part of the Eastern Mass. Street Railway, later Boston Elevated Railways until the end of service in 1946. Now part of the Middlesex Fells trail system.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge on Railroad Trestle Trail
Location
Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
BERy service ended 1946
Railroads
- Boston Elevated Railway (BERy)
- Eastern Mass Street Railway
- Interurban
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.45975, -71.10440   (decimal degrees)
42°27'35" N, 71°06'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/326974/4702968 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 63297 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • October 2, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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