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Main Street Bridge (Olcott Beach)

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Photo taken by Mike Niethe

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BH Photo #352640

Map 

Description 

This bridge carried Main Street Olcott Beach over 18 Mile Creek. It was removed many years ago. The photos I attached are from postcards that I own. These postcards are postmarked 1907. There are a number of common postcard views of this bridge although I think these are the best.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
Location
Olcott, Niagara County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878; Replaced 1971
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.33745, -78.71680   (decimal degrees)
43°20'15" N, 78°43'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/685080/4800820 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newfane
Inventory number
BH 72027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added ca. build date
  • April 29, 2016: Added by Michael Niethe

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