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Weedsport Bridge

Photo 

Weedsport NY circa 1906

Old postcard View

BH Photo #384831

Map 

Description 

Shown in a 1906 post card photo. The canal is shown as abandoned on the 1943 topo.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Brutus Street
Location
Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04882, -76.56359   (decimal degrees)
43°02'56" N, 76°33'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/372654/4767422 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76334 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (196)
Bowstring truss (380)
Cayuga County, New York (38)
Erie Canal (124)
Lost (18,676)
New York (3,175)
Pony truss (15,049)
Truss (29,442)
Weedsport, New York (1)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 29, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

Comments 

Weedsport Bridge
Posted March 30, 2017, by Anonymous
Weedsport Bridge
Posted March 29, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Appears to be one of Squire Whipple's products!

...And sounds like a town that should be in Oregon.

Weedsport Bridge
Posted March 29, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Here is a picture of the church building I believe is visible in the photo:

http://weedsportumc.org/history/