Amtrak/Springfield Terminal Railroad Bridge - History and Construction of The Bridge

History and Construction of The Bridge

A wooden Howe truss railroad bridge was originally constructed in 1843 at this site by the Hartford and Springfield Railroad Company. In 1865-66, a new bridge was constructed to replace the old one. The bridge was built in sections in England and shipped to the United States. The pieces were then riveted together on site. The bridge was rebuilt and double-tracked in 1903-04.

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