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Bollman Truss over Erie Canal

Photos 

This wins for coolest / funkiest little bridge!

Photo uploaded by Art S.

View this photo at clevelandmemory.org

BH Photo #465251

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Description 

According to James Stewart's research, there were at least 4 Bollman's over the Erie Canal. All made in 1855. The one in Rochester was made by Wm. W. Wright, I've made the assumption they all were.

Facts 

Overview
Other pony truss bridge over Erie Canal
Location
Utica, Oneida County, New York
History
Built 1855
Builders
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
- William W. Wright
Design
Bollman
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.10892, -75.18528   (decimal degrees)
43°06'32" N, 75°11'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/484925/4772927 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2020: New photos from Art Suckewer