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Heuvelton Bowstring Bridge

Photos 

Circa 1915

Old Postcard View

BH Photo #412383

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring bridge over Oswegatchie River at Heuvelton
Location
Heuvelton, St. Lawrence County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Late 1870s (or early 1880s) based on strut design; replaced in 1917
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (probable based on vertical design)
Design
Bowstring through truss
Also called
Oswegatchie River Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.61748, -75.40477   (decimal degrees)
44°37'03" N, 75°24'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467886/4940538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heuvelton
Inventory number
BH 79587 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2022: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 6, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added probable builder and narrowed build date (late 1870s - early 1880s) based on design
  • May 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 1, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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