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Schoharie Creek Aqueduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #137369

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Schoharie Creek on the Erie Canal towpath at Fort Hunter
Location
Montgomery County, New York
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1839-1841, put into service 1845; six arches demolished 1915; three more have collapsed since
Builder
- John B. Jervis (Engineer)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 624.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93943, -74.28648   (decimal degrees)
42°56'22" N, 74°17'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/558215/4754335 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tribes Hill
Inventory number
BH 42373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,640)
Abandoned (3,681)
Aqueduct (76)
Arch (12,196)
Built 1841 (21)
Built during 1840s (196)
Deck arch (11,432)
Erie Canal (137)
HAER documented (1,107)
Have street view (27,086)
John B. Jervis (2)
Montgomery County, New York (67)
New York (4,447)
Stone arch (3,084)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,880)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2021: New photo from Josh Schmid
  • March 14, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 11, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 29, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates and some history
  • April 19, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER NY-6 - Erie Canal, Schoharie Creek Aqueduct, Spanning Schoharie Creek, Fort Hunter, Montgomery County, NY
  • Frank Hicks
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Josh Schmid