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Harbor Rail-Trail - Oswego River Bridge

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Photo taken by Mark Plummer

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Description 

Note: Despite the trail being named after the New York, Ontario, & Western Railway, the line was actually a New York Central/Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad line.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Oswego River on O&W Railroad Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway
Location
Oswego, Oswego County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rail-to-trail
- Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad (RW&O)
Design
Warren deck truss
Also called
NYC - Oswego River Bridge
RW&O - Oswego River Bridge
O&W Railroad Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway - Oswego River Bridge
O&W Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway - Oswego River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.45445, -76.50763   (decimal degrees)
43°27'16" N, 76°30'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/378024/4812387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oswego West
Inventory number
BH 65545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 27, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • August 26, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • January 17, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

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Comments 

Harbor Rail-Trail - Oswego River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2017, by David Cranor (volcrano [at] gmail [dot] com)

Never mind. My error.

Harbor Rail-Trail - Oswego River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2017, by David Cranor (volcrano [at] gmail [dot] com)

That's the Oswegatchie River.

Harbor Rail-Trail - Oswego River Bridge
Posted January 17, 2015, by Luke

That's one hell of a misnomer.

Harbor Rail-Trail - Oswego River Bridge
Posted January 17, 2015, by Ian Martin

According to this link, (http://www.nyow.org/owremains_part1.pdf) this is actually a former NYC/RW&O connecting track to the NYO&W station, so I guess the trail's name isn't totally correct.