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Rockbottom Bridge (2nd)

Photos 

Rockbottom Bridge

Susquehanna Valley Railway Historical Society

BH Photo #467492

Map 

Description 

Contract price was $35,193.97 Possibly a King built structure.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on South Street and trolley line.
Location
Binghamton, Broome County, New York
Status
Partially collapsed in 1903
History
Built 1874; partially collapsed in 1903; replaced in 1904
Design
Bowstring through truss
Also called
Rockbottom Bowstring Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09446, -75.90295   (decimal degrees)
42°05'40" N, 75°54'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/425330/4660658 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88473 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 10, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Rockbottom Bridge (2nd)
Posted August 9, 2020, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Looks Kingish but I'm not certain.