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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Image

Photo taken by Mike Niethe

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BH Photo #352640

Map 

Description 

This bridge carried Main Street Olcott Beach over 18 Mile Creek. It was removed many years ago. The photos I attached are from postcards that I own. These postcards are postmarked 1907. There are a number of common postcard views of this bridge although I think these are the best.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
Location
Olcott, Niagara County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1897; Replaced 1971
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.33745, -78.71680   (decimal degrees)
43°20'15" N, 78°43'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/685080/4800820 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Built 1897 (196)
Built during 1890s (2,458)
Lost (18,687)
Lost 1971 (42)
Lost during 1970s (387)
New York (3,175)
Niagara County, New York (61)
Olcott, New York (2)
Owned by city (4,491)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Through truss (12,892)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added ca. build date
  • April 29, 2016: Added by Michael Niethe

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