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Cooper's Cave Bridge

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Glen Street Bridge Circa 1921

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BH Photo #370678

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Description 

Bridge replaced an arch destroyed by a 1913 flood. From opening until 1961, bridge contained a spiral staircase leading down to an overlook for Cooper's Cave

Facts 

Overview
Former bridge over Hudson River at Glens Falls
Location
Glens Falls, Saratoga County, New York, and Warren County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch, Melan arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 679.0 ft.
Also called
Glen Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30623, -73.64142   (decimal degrees)
43°18'22" N, 73°38'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/610184/4795718 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glens Falls
Inventory number
BH 74444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added information
  • November 24, 2016: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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