SG&C - Watkins Glen Bridge
Photo taken ca. 1870s
BH Photo #198783
From an 1891 report to the Board of Railroad Commissioners: "This structure consists of one deck span, length 140 feet, one of 120 feet, one plate girder, length 35 feet, one of 30 feet, and five of 15 feet each, all supported on iron bents varying in height from 14'1 1/2" to 123'4"."
Deck truss spans are 12- and 14-panel quadrangular lattices.
- Lost Deck truss bridge over Watkins Glen Gorge on former Syracuse Geneva and Corning Railroad
- Schuyler County, New York
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built ca. 1870, replaced ca. 1901
- - Niagara Bridge Works of Buffalo, New York
- - Syracuse, Geneva, & Corning Railroad (SG&C)
- Lattice deck truss
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.37107, -76.89188 (decimal degrees)
42°22'16" N, 76°53'31" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/344229/4692710 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Beaver Dams
- Inventory number
- BH 47251 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 1, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added dimensions and description
- April 30, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
- December 6, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard