B&A - Spencer Wire Spur Bridge
Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020
BH Photo #471056
Rare double-intersection Warren pony truss constructed by the R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, MA. Likely relocated here from another site when the Spencer Wire Company opened its plant in 1910-11. Abandoned at some point in the mid-late 20th century.
- Abandoned double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Middle River on Spencer Wire Co. Railroad Spur in Worcester
- Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
- Built 1880s, relocated here ca. 1911
- - R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
- - Boston & Albany Railroad (BA)
- Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.24214, -71.82924 (decimal degrees)
42°14'32" N, 71°49'45" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/266570/4680537 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Worcester South
- Inventory number
- BH 65217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- April 26, 2020: New photo from Chester Gehman
- January 2, 2015: Added by Ian Martin