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4th Street Bridge

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4th Street Bridge

1912 view

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BH Photo #466326

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Description 

1958 Aerial imagery shows that a concrete span had replaced the original truss bridge. Later that year the power plant was mostly destroyed when the wall of the gorge above it collapsed. The canal has since been filled in.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Schoellkopf Hydraulic Canal on 4th Street
Location
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08755, -79.05788   (decimal degrees)
43°05'15" N, 79°03'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/658075/4772367 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,204)
Built during 1890s (2,878)
Lost (23,421)
New York (4,007)
Niagara County, New York (80)
Niagara Falls, New York (22)
Pin-connected (3,816)
Pratt through truss (5,208)
Pratt truss (9,023)
Replaced by new bridge (15,638)
Skewed (4,845)
Through truss (14,557)
Truss (31,958)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Skewed"
  • February 22, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 22, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com