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Burr Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered Burr arch-cable suspension bridge over Mohawk River on Washington Avenue
Location
Scotia, Schenectady County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1809; Replace 1871
Builder
- Theodore Burr of Torrington, Connecticut
Design
Burr arch-cable suspension bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 800.0 ft.
Also called
Scotia
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.82034, -73.94985   (decimal degrees)
42°49'13" N, 73°56'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/585845/4741399 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 32-47-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 66393 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • October 21, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 2, 2015: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • mvls.info - Information and link to historical photo
  • Luke