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NYC - Chaumont River Drawbridge

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NYC - Chaumont River Drawbridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #514037

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder swing and deck truss bridge over Chaumont River on New York Central RR
Location
Chaumont, Jefferson County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1902; Line abandoned early 1950s
Railroad
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Deck plate girder swing span with Warren deck truss approach
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.07034, -76.13883   (decimal degrees)
44°04'13" N, 76°08'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/408802/4880315 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1902 (601)
Built during 1900s (7,879)
Chaumont, New York (4)
Deck girder (6,527)
Deck truss (2,021)
Girder (11,551)
Jefferson County, New York (79)
Lost (31,161)
Movable (3,178)
New York (5,171)
New York Central Railroad (1,060)
Owned by railroad (13,991)
Plate girder (9,068)
Swing (1,610)
Truss (37,762)
Warren deck truss (686)
Warren truss (7,161)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • January 5, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • January 3, 2022: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 26, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler
  • Paul Plassman
  • Luke