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Erie - Rush Creek Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View Of Bridge

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #331258

Map 

Description 

155' high trestle over Rush Creek on the Erie River Line.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Rush Creek on Erie River Line
Location
Fillmore, Allegany County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1906, demolished 1981
Railroads
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,922.0 ft.
Also called
Erie River Line Bridge 367.33
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.44922, -78.08601   (decimal degrees)
42°26'57" N, 78°05'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/739634/4703769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fillmore
Inventory number
BH 68278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 3, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • HAER NY-42 - Erie Railway, Allegany Division, Bridge 367.33, Rush Creek, Botsford Hollow Road, Fillmore, Allegany County, NY
  • Dana and Kay Klein