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Genegantslet Creek Bridge (Older)

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Smithville NY Circa 1909

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BH Photo #396585

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt Through truss bridge over Creek on Rt 41
Location
Smithville Flats, Chenango County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c. 1890 by Groton Bridge Co
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.39423, -75.80355   (decimal degrees)
42°23'39" N, 75°48'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/433864/4693861 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smithville Flats
Inventory number
BH 77878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Genegantslet Creek Bridge (Older)
Posted July 12, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

That's a Groton Bridge Co. production, I'd guess around 1890 based on the design details . The portal cresting is unusual, don't think I've ever seen that style used before.

Great find as always Dana!