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Plotter Kill Aqueduct

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View from south

Photo taken by Josh Schmid in January 2021

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #489326

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Description 

Formerly part of an aqueduct carrying the enlarged Erie Canal over the Plotter Kill. Most of aqueduct removed after the modern barge canal was constructed, towpath remains as a trail.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Plotter Kill on Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway
Location
Schenectady County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1840-41; rebuilt 1891
Design
Stone arch
Also called
Plotter Kill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84640, -74.01277   (decimal degrees)
42°50'47" N, 74°00'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/580667/4744230 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2021: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • January 24, 2021: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • December 19, 2020: New Street View added by Josh Schmid

Sources 

  • Josh Schmid