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RLB - Erie Canal Bridge

Photos 

RL&B Erie Canal Bridge

Viewed from southwest

Photo taken by Frank Hicks in March 2012

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BH Photo #227754

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Erie Canal
Location
Gates, Monroe County, New York
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1909 for Rochester Lockport & Buffalo interurban; abandoned 1931
Railroads
- Buffalo, Lockport & Rochester Railway (BL&R)
- Interurban
- Rochester, Lockport, & Buffalo Railroad (RLB)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.17087, -77.67907   (decimal degrees)
43°10'15" N, 77°40'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/282234/4783274 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester West
Inventory number
BH 48455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Skewed", "Former railroad bridge"
  • March 15, 2012: New photo from Frank Hicks
  • March 21, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • March 20, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks