Schell from Pachaug

schell bridge from pachaug brook northfield maClosed for 30 years, the still-graceful steel arch of the Schell Bridge makes a fading link over the languid Connecticut River between East and West Northfield, MA.

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Trussed

necrr bridge connecticutt river northfield maThe New England Central Railroad’s Warren deck truss springs from the grasp of bittersweet and fox grape on the west bank of the Connecticut River in Northfield, Ma. The current 705-foot span was built in 1904 and partially rebuilt in 1936 by the then Central Vermont Railway, and replaced an original timber bridge constructed in 1850 by the original line, the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad.