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Brown's Bridge (1860)

Description 

This bridge replaced an 1849 structure that was washed away in 1857.

Thanks to James Stewart for locating information relating to the history of this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on West Henrietta-Scottsville Road
Location
Monroe County, New York
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1860; damaged by floods 1892 and closed; replaced 1895
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03146, -77.72246   (decimal degrees)
43°01'53" N, 77°43'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/278204/4767905 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 100122 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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