Our annual Keystone Arch Bridges Trail Group Hike narrated by Dave Pierce on Saturday was rain free!! We hiked 5.5 miles into the largest unpopulated tract of forest along the raging wild and scenic West Branch of the Westfield River to see the double, 65 foot, 70 foot, partial bridge 7 where you can see the hollow wall construction and the gator tooth arches up close! Dave’s narration of this hike taught us how these bridges were constructed and how changes over the years realigned the tracks to suit modern day locomotives. The double arch is still used today! We even got to see paddlers on the whitewater of the river from the gator arch! Keystone Arch Bridges
Thank you to shuttle volunteers Paul, Suzanne and Tom. Thanks to the Pease Store in Chester and sister Judy for donating bagels, cream cheese and muffins! NEW Keystone Arch Bridges Trail Hats now available at the Pease Store!

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