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Beech Road Bridge

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Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.ny1757

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Map 

Description 

Dimensions are of the original bridge before it was retrofitted for pedestrian use.

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over West Branch Cayuga Inlet on Beech Road
Location
Newfield, Tompkins County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1873 by the King Bridge Co. Preserved as a pedestrian bridge in 2003.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36137, -76.59403   (decimal degrees)
42°21'41" N, 76°35'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/368734/4691130 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Danby
Inventory number
BH 49441 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2011: Added by James McCray

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