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McDermott Road Bridge

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NY 60M 01

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in October 2016

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BH Photo #458952

Description 

An example of adaptive reuse: two disparate spans re-sited to a back road for continued service. One span is likely a rare Lane Patented Truss; the other a common Pratt pony. A great candidate for use as a park pedestrian bridge.

Facts 

Overview
2-span Pony truss bridge over Salmon River on McDermott Road in Malone.
Location
Malone, Franklin County, New York
Status
Abandoned and derelict.
History
Re-located here from an unknown location.
Design
Lane pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.77402, -74.23672   (decimal degrees)
44°46'26" N, 74°14'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/560393/4958130 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87065 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,927)
Franklin County, New York (50)
Lane pony truss (7)
Malone, New York (3)
New York (4,889)
Owned by county (21,607)
Pin-connected (4,694)
Pony truss (17,011)
Pratt pony truss (3,950)
Pratt truss (10,295)
Salmon River (22)
Truss (35,451)
Wooden deck (6,160)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2022: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Salmon River", "Wooden deck", “Pin-connected”
  • August 4, 2021: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 30, 2019: Added by Chester Gehman
  • October 28, 2019: New photo from Chester Gehman

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com