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Arena Bridge

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Arena 1

Photo by Bob Wyer; courtesy NY Heritage Digital Collections

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BH Photo #500090

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Description 

Opened in 1904 replacing a condemned covered span, it was demolished in September,1955 to make way for the Pepacton Reservoir. Precise location undetermined. Historical maps show no river crossing in Arena; site flooded.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over East Branch Delaware River on Unknown Road (TBD) near Arena
Location
Arena, Delaware County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1903-04; removed 1955.
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.11667, -74.73479   (decimal degrees)
42°07'00" N, 74°44'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/521924/4662764 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93405 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

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