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Rockbottom Bridge (1904)

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Rockbottom Bridge

Broome County Historical Society

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BH Photo #467495

Description 

Contract price was $56,887.60 Replaced a bowstring structure that partially collapsed the previous year.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on South Street/Trolley line
Location
Binghamton, Broome County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1904 by the Owego Bridge Company; removed in November 2001
Builder
- Owego Bridge Co. of Owego, New York
Design
Riveted Baltimore through trusses
Also called
Rockbottom Dam Bridge
Rockbottom Truss Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09449, -75.90295   (decimal degrees)
42°05'40" N, 75°54'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/425330/4660661 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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