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Brooktondale Bridge

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Brooktondale Bridge

The Ithaca Journal: August 7 1939

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BH Photo #459900

Map 

Description 

The replacement span has since been replaced

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Six Mile Creek on Lounsbery Road (CR 113)
Location
Tompkins County, New York
Status
Collapsed
History
Built in 1886 by the Groton Bridge Company; collapsed in 1939
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38182, -76.38810   (decimal degrees)
42°22'55" N, 76°23'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/385729/4693104 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87162 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,901)
Built 1886 (185)
Built during 1880s (1,839)
Collapsed (324)
Groton Bridge Co. (80)
Lost (22,375)
Lost 1939 (42)
Lost during 1930s (486)
New York (3,846)
Pony truss (15,716)
Pratt pony truss (3,489)
Pratt truss (8,766)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,618)
Tompkins County, New York (53)
Truss (31,261)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 9, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com