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BM - Walloomsac River Bridge #2

Photo 

BM - Walloomsac River Bridge #2

Near bridge is B&M RR, middle bridge is Caretaker's Bridge,far bridge is ?? view c1928 looking south

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #508864

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walloomsac River on Boston & Maine RR
Location
Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93487, -73.30001   (decimal degrees)
42°56'06" N, 73°18'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/638711/4754983 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

6-panel truss (798)
Lost (28,575)
Lost 1930 (108)
Lost during 1930s (872)
New York (4,894)
Owned by railroad (13,506)
Pin-connected (4,729)
Pratt through truss (6,067)
Pratt truss (10,317)
Railroad (16,464)
Rensselaer County, New York (137)
Replaced by new bridge (19,437)
Skewed (5,012)
Through truss (16,839)
Truss (35,529)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type & categories "6-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "Skewed", "Railroad"
  • September 30, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs