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Patrill Hollow Arch Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Chris Buelow

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BH Photo #247306

Map 

Description 

Fairly certain that this is part of the original grading for the Central Massachusetts Railroad, which was later completed on a different alignment following the Ware River and the B&A Winchendon Branch. The bridge has thus never been used and likely dates from the 1880s.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Muddy Brook on Abandoned Railroad Grade in Hardwick
Location
Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36587, -72.22391   (decimal degrees)
42°21'57" N, 72°13'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/728596/4694132 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ware
Inventory number
BH 55313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added details
  • January 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph.

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ian Martin