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LS&MS - Cattaraugus Creek Bridge

Photos 

builder's photo

Photo taken by H.L. Bliss

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BH Photo #486636

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
Location
Irving, Chautauqua County, New York
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1873
Builders
- Cleveland Bridge & Car Works of Cleveland, Ohio (Superstructure)
- E.W. Ensign (Substructure)
- McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Superstructure)
Railroad
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
Design
Skewed three span Post through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.56533, -79.12385   (decimal degrees)
42°33'55" N, 79°07'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/653997/4714252 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2020: Updated by Luke: Corrected "builder" to to pre-existing builder category
  • December 6, 2020: New photos from Art Suckewer

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Luke