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Coopers Falls Bowstring Bridge

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Description 

The last mention of this bridge in public records was in 1874 when the wreckage of it was disposed of. Likely no photos exist.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Oswegatchie River on Lost road
Location
St. Lawrence County, New York
Status
Collapsed 2 years after it was built and was never replaced
History
Built in 1870 by the King Bridge Company; collapsed in 1872
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.51770, -75.34174   (decimal degrees)
44°31'04" N, 75°20'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/472840/4929432 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84537 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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