Springfield Terminal railroad bridge, Deerfield
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|Springfield Terminal railroad bridge|
|Carries||Springfield Terminal Railway|
|Locale||Deerfield and Montague, Franklin County, Massachusetts|
|Maintained by||Pan Am Railways|
|Design||Deck truss bridge|
|Material||Cast or Wrought Iron, on masonry piers|
|No. of spans||3|
|Piers in water||2|
The railroad crossing at this location dates to 1850 when a branch of the Fitchburg Railroad opened from Grout's Corner west to Greenfield. This line would later connect to the Hoosac Tunnel, which opened to rail traffic in 1875.
- "USGS 15 minute Greenfield, Massachusetts topographic map (South-East corner)" (JPEG). University of New Hampshire. 1886-1887, reprinted 1918. Retrieved 2008-07-29. Check date values in:
- USGS Greenfield, Massachusetts Quadrangle Map, September 1894, reprinted 1918. Historic USGS Maps of New England & New York, University of New Hampshire Library Digital Collections Initiative.
- Howes, Marc (2005). "The History of the Hoosac Tunnel". Retrieved 2008-07-20.
- Massachusetts Historical Commission, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth (1982). MHC Reconnaissance Survey Town Report, Montague (PDF). Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. pp. 12–13.
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