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Vale Street Bridge (Older)

Photo 

Vale street circa 1920

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BH Photo #387174

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular Pony truss bridge over Butternut Creek on Vale Street
Location
Glibertsville, Otsego County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c. 1880 by Corrugated Metal Co.; Replaced 1935
Builder
- Corrugated Metal Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut (Likely fabricator) [also known as Berlin Iron Bridge Co.]
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47662, -75.31901   (decimal degrees)
42°28'36" N, 75°19'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/473778/4702746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gilbertsville
Inventory number
BH 76581 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Vale Street Bridge (Older)
Posted April 15, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nice find! This is clearly a lenticular pony truss. Whats more interesting though is how the center two panels are parallel, indicating this is likely a very early example from the Corrugated Metal Co. era...probably circa 1880.