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NYC - Genesee River Bridge

Photo 

Ap77 ex RWO Bridge

Bridge built by R W & O to their depot. Last used to carry coal to power station.

Photo taken by Ed Storey about 1980

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BH Photo #223159

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Genesee River on New York Central RR (abandoned)
Location
Rochester, Monroe County, New York
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1887, Abandoned c1998
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad (RW&O)
Design
Warren deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.16993, -77.62251   (decimal degrees)
43°10'12" N, 77°37'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/286828/4783024 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester East
Inventory number
BH 50711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2019: Updated by Luke: added build date and builder
  • August 21, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 16, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • February 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added types
  • January 9, 2012: New photo from Ed Storey
  • December 26, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

Comments 

NYC - Genesee River Bridge
Posted February 24, 2019, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thanks to Luke for adding information on this one. Looks like it would make a really good trail bridge.

NYC - Genesee River Bridge
Posted February 24, 2019, by Justin (jpumps14 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is there any information on this bridge or about its history? I cant seem to find anything about it.