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Clarissa Street Bridge (1862)

Photos 

Clarissa Street Bridge and Erie Railroad tracks, Rochester, N.Y

Rochester Images; Monroe County Library System

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BH Photo #539152

Description 

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 Clarissa Street (now Ford Street)
Location
Rochester, Monroe County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1862 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1892
Builder
- Simon de Graff of Syracuse, New York
Design
Three-span bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14204, -77.61491   (decimal degrees)
43°08'31" N, 77°36'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/287349/4779907 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 100131 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Double-barreled", "Stone Abutments"
  • September 10, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Stone piers"
  • August 17, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • August 14, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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