Whipple Cast+Wrought Iron Arch/Bowstring

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Airport Road Bridge (Warren County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Brokenstraw Creek on Airport Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Amherst Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1857
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Amherst Street
Removed but not replaced

Andrews Street Bridge (1857) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1857; Replaced 1893
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genessee River on Andrews Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Baldwinsville Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1865 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1909?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Seneca River on Syracuse Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Belgium Bridge (Older) (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Seneca River on NY Route 31
Replaced by a new bridge

Bennetts Corners Road - Erie Canal Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Bennetts Corners Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Billington's Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1867; Collapsed 1917
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Clover Street
Collapsed

Bouckville Bridge (Madison County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Chenango Canal on Main Street
Removed but not replaced

Bristol Bridge (ca.1869) (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced in 1907 and one span relocated to Island Park in Elkhart where it stood until being destroyed by a storm in 1952.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Division Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bronson Avenue Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Originally built over the Genesee Valley Canal, which later became the Pennsylvania RR right-of-way
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad (Rochester Branch) on Bronson Avenue
Removed but not replaced

Brown's Bridge (1860) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1860; damaged by floods 1892 and closed; replaced 1895
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on West Henrietta-Scottsville Road
Destroyed by flooding

Burtonville Road Bridge (Old) (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Bowstring/Through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on Burtonville Road in Burtonsville.
Replaced by a new bridge

Cayadutta Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Cayadutta Creek Bridge on Private road


Clarissa Street Bridge (1862) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1862 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1892
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Clarissa Street (now Ford Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Court Street Bridge (1858) (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genesee River on Court St.
No longer exists

Cox Ferry Bridge (1869) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1913
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Rush Scottsville Road (current route of NY-251)
Replaced by a new bridge

Cumminsville Bridge (Genesee Valley Canal) (Livingston County, New York)
Built 1872 by Andrew Spaulding; relocated 1880 to Buffalo
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genesee Valley Canal on Hartman Road
No longer exists

Cuylerville Bridge (1866) (Livingston County, New York)
Built 1866 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River
No longer exists

East Avenue Gulf Road Bridge (Old) (Orleans County, New York)
Built as one of two demonstrations of this truss concept
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie canal on East Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ehrmentraut Farm Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1859 over Erie Canal in Brockport, NY. Relocated east of Brockport on Erie Canal in 1880. Relocated to its current location in 1910.
Bridge over Black Creek on a farm access road
Open to pedestrians

Elkhart Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built 1870 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Farrand Bridge (1868) (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Built 1868 by Simon de Graff. Sold to a salvage firm for $150 in 1966
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over the St Joseph River on Farrand Road
Replaced by a new bridge

First River Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Hudson River on Bridge Street in Fort Edward
No longer exists

Fonda Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Photos 5 & 6 (view of destruction--) date from 1912-15.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gilboa Whipple Bowstring (Schoharie County, New York)
Bowstring through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Green/Bath Island-Goat Island Bowstring Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1856
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge on Goat Island Road over Niagara River
No longer exists

Hackley Street Bridge (Otsego County, New York)
Replaced 1934?
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over East Branch Unadilla River on Hackley Street (currently County Highway 18)
Replaced by a new bridge

Hitchen's Bridge Lockport New York (Niagara County, New York)
Lost Bridge over Erie Canal
Demolished

Honeoye Falls Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Replaced ca.1917
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Honeoye Creek on East Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Island Park Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built in 1869 by Simon Degraff as part of a 2-span bridge over the St. Joseph's River in Bristol; this span relocated here in 1907; destroyed by a fallen tree in 1952.
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Elkhart River at Island Park entrance
Destroyed by a fallen tree during a windstorm.

Johnstown Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built ca. 1869 over Cayadutta Creek; relocated to Union College in 1979
Bowstring pony truss bridge on pedestrian walkway on the Union College campus
Open to pedestrians

Jones Bridge (1866) (Livingston County, New York)
Built in 1866 by Simon de Graff; Condemned 1929; Removed 1943
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Jones Bridge Road
Removed but not replaced

Lake Street Bridge (Ontario County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Canal on Lake St.
No longer exists

Leach Road Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1872; replaced 1919
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Leach Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Macomb Street Bridge (ca.1868) (Monroe County, Michigan)
Built ca. 1868 by Simon de Graff
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over River Raisin on Macomb Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Lost Whipple Bowstring pony truss bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1848) (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1848, collapsed in 1859 killing 14 (or 15)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1853) (Genesee County, New York)
Built 1853 by Squire and J.M. Whipple; replaced 1908
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Oatka Creek on Main St.
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (Pre 1919) (Berrien County, Michigan)
Replaced 1919
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Main St.
No longer exists

Main Street-Erie Canal Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Whipple Pony Truss bridge over Old Erie Canal on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mainland-Green/Bath Island Bowstring Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Niagara River
No longer exists

Middleport Bridge (Old) (Niagara County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge on Main
Replaced by a new bridge

Mill Road Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Relocated ca. 1983 from Parish, NY
Pratt pony truss bridge over Unnamed brook on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Mill Road Bridge (Old) (Erie County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cazenovia Creek on Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1930

Mohawk River Bridge Herkimer (Old) (Herkimer County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Mohawk River and Erie Canal on S Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mohawk Street Erie Canal Whipple Arch (Herkimer County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Mohawk Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Monroe Street Bridge (Older) (Monroe County, Michigan)
Built ca. 1868 by Simon de Graff
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over River Raisin on Monroe Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Normanskill Farm Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1869; relocated here ca. 1900
Wrought and cast iron bowstring through truss bridge on a private driveway near Normans Kill Ravine in Albany
Open to Authorized Vehicles. Closed to Vehicles During Winter. Pedestrians Allowed.

Rodebaugh Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built 1869 by Simon de Graff
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Elkhart River on Road
No longer exists

Rodrick Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Relocated to Ohio State University-Newark Campus grounds in 1998
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wills Creek on TR 144
Removed but relocated

Rodrick Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1872 by the Coshocton Iron Works using a design patented in 1841 by Squire Whipple. Relocated in 1998.
Bowstring through truss bridge originally located over Wills Creek on TR 144 in Coshocton County and relocated to Ohio State University-Newark Campus grounds
Open to pedestrians only

Rossman Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Kinderhook Creek on Rossman Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Schoharie Creek Bridge (Old) (Greene County, New York)
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on Rt 42 in Lexington.
Replaced by a new bridge

Seminary Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1876, relocated downstream in 1896, relocated again for pedestrian use in 1938
Lost Whipple Pony truss bridge over Stony Creek on East Seminary Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Seymour Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1857
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Seymour Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Shaw Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1870 by J.D. Hutchinson
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Claverack Creek on Van Wyck Lane in Claverack
Abandoned

Talcottville Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Built ca. 1870, now restored and located at Boonville in Oneida County, NY.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Cheese Factory Road
Open to pedestrians only

Thurman Station Bridge (Old) (Warren County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Hudson River on River Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Vischers Ferry Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1869 over the Erie Canal at Fultonville; relocated 1919 to cross Cayadutta Creek at Fonda; moved and preserved 1996-98
Bowstring pony truss bridge over abandoned section of Erie Canal on a pedestrian walkway in Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve
Open to pedestrians

Water Street Whipple Arch Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Ganargua Creek on Water Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Lafayette Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River
No longer exists

West Main Street Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Griffin Creek on West Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Rush Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Possibly replaced 1925
Lost bowstring pony truss bridge over Honeoye Creek on East River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Western Wide Waters-Change Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Tow Path
No longer exists

Wilt's Mill Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Canal on Main Street
Removed but not replaced