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Case of the purloined ironwork

2 state workers accused of selling Longfellow parts

In an image that predates the current rehab work on the Longfellow Bridge, decorative ironwork lines the bottom of the railing. The cast-iron pieces (shown in detail) had been removed in segments and stored in a work yard. In an image that predates the current rehab work on the Longfellow Bridge, decorative ironwork lines the bottom of the railing. The cast-iron pieces (shown in detail) had been removed in segments and stored in a work yard. (Globe File Photo / David L. Ryan)
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / September 12, 2008

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MALDEN - When the state Department of Conservation and Recreation removed decorative ironwork from the deteriorating Longfellow Bridge last September, officials stored it in a gated work yard for safekeeping. (Full article: 711 words)

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