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Erie - Delaware River Bridge

Photos 

1910's postcard view - RR bridge on left, wagon bridge on right

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BH Photo #532879

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on Erie Railroad
Location
Hancock, Delaware County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca.1890 when line was double-tracked; later replaced with present bridge
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
(2)9-panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95254, -75.27854   (decimal degrees)
41°57'09" N, 75°16'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/476915/4644543 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,637)
9-panel truss (323)
Built during 1890s (3,390)
Delaware County, New York (114)
Delaware River (102)
Erie Railroad (333)
Hancock, New York (8)
Lost (31,825)
New York (5,242)
Owned by railroad (14,147)
Pin-connected (5,429)
Pratt through truss (6,417)
Pratt truss (10,849)
Railroad (17,008)
Replaced by new bridge (21,709)
Skewed (5,108)
Through truss (19,042)
Truss (38,330)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2023: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 9, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Geoff Hubbs