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Central Massachusetts Railroad - Sawyer's Mills Bridge

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Wachusett Reservoir, Sawyer's Mills, from the west, Boylston, Mass., Jul. 3, 1900

Photo by George P. Goodman for the Metropolitan Water Board

View this photo at digitalcommonwealth.org

BH Photo #472975

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Description 

(Location approximate)

Lattice through truss crossing of the Nashua River on the original Central Mass alignment. Lost to the construction of the Wachusett Reservoir as the railroad was relocated to the north via the Clinton viaduct and tunnel.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Nashua River on B&M Central Mass Branch
Location
Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed but not replaced, inundated in Wachusett Reservoir
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
Design
Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38357, -71.72688   (decimal degrees)
42°23'01" N, 71°43'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/275519/4695967 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2020: Photo imported by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin