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Keeney Settlement Bridge

Photos 

NY 12M 1

Little York Park before installation.

Photo taken by Chester Gehman August 1989

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BH Photo #419922

Map 

Description 

Formerly located on Keeney Settlement Cross Road in Cuyler, NY, it was removed in 1977. On site at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York in August, 1989. Re-affirmed by CANALLER in 2014.

Facts 

Overview
Howe pony truss bridge over Unnamed Stream on Pedestrian Trail
Location
Little York, Cortland County, New York
Status
Preserved in public park
History
Re-located from Keeney Settlement Cross Road in Cuyler, NY
Builder
- Lane Bridge Works of Painted Post, New York
Design
Howe pony truss using new railroad iron per 1890 and 1894 patents of Daniel F. Lane
Dimensions
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.70903, -76.15124   (decimal degrees)
42°42'33" N, 76°09'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/405721/4729146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Homer
Inventory number
BH 61346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • August 12, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Updated status to preserved in public Park."
  • June 14, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added category "Relocated"

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Keeney Settlement Bridge
Posted July 9, 2014, by ArtS

I think the mill mark says its 51 pound rail that was made in 1893. Which would mean the bridge is from 1893 or newer.