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PSN - Stony Brook Glen Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Postcard

Circa 1901

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BH Photo #234232

Map 

Description 

By 1900, this bridge was the 5th highest bridge in North America, at 240 feet above the stream.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stony Brook Glen on former Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad south of Dansville
Location
Steuben County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883 by the Delaware Bridge Co., replaced in 1907
Builder
- Delaware Bridge Co.
Railroad
- Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad (PSN)
Design
Wrought iron Fink deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 700.0 ft.
Also called
Shawmut Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51399, -77.69215   (decimal degrees)
42°30'50" N, 77°41'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/278838/4710359 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dansville
Inventory number
BH 52780 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2013: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • June 28, 2012: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Flickr - Photos by Paige Miller