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Richards Crossing Bridge

Photos 

DH- Richards Crossing Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #461097

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over D&H RR on Richards Crossing
Location
Oneonta, Otsego County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906; Closed 1982; Demolished 1990
Railroad
- Delaware & Hudson Railway (DH)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Also called
River Street Viaduct
D&H Lower Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.44663, -75.09238   (decimal degrees)
42°26'48" N, 75°05'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/492403/4699371 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 29, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • March 29, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 24, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Comments 

Richards Crossing Bridge
Posted June 11, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Pages merged.

River Street Bridge
Posted June 11, 2021, by Luke
Richards Crossing Bridge
Posted March 29, 2021, by Luke

This looks like a converted railroad bridge. Portals even match other still-extant bridge on the DH route.