Tag Archives: Keystone Bridge

02.18.2020 Porter’s Hand Built Keystone Arch Bridge

I’ve posted about this bridge before but it is remarkable so it gets posted again.  Adolphus Porter returned home a wounded veteran of the Civil War and decided to build a bridge.  In 1866 he completed this masterpiece, all hand … Continue reading

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04.01.2014 Porter’s Keystone Bridge

I think I posted a shot of this bridge a few years ago.  It’s sort of an icon around here for Quabbin photographers.  So here’s one more.  It’s pretty impressive, hand built by one man, Adolphus Porter, back in the … Continue reading

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11.11.2013 Porter’s Keystone Bridge-Gate 30, Quabbin Redux

I visited one of my regular haunts again yesterday-the old Orange-Millington Road also known as Gate 30 in New Salem.  An iconic old stone keystone bridge crosses the Middle Branch of the Swift River just a short walk in from … Continue reading

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12.27.2010 Adolphus Porter’s Keystone Bridge

Although I’ve visited Gate 30 at the Quabbin many times, I had never photographed this bridge until yesterday.  Probably could have chosen better light on a prettier day, but this works well enough in Black and White. The handcrafted workmanship … Continue reading

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