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Hudson River Bridge (Second Glens Falls)

Photo 

Glenns (sic) Falls ca.1820

after painting by William Guy Walls

Library of Congress ref.#2011661790

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BH Photo #496424

Description 

Built in 1803 to replace first bridge (1788) at this site which was washed away by flooding in 1802. Replaced in 1833. (Source: Post Star 10/22/2007)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Hudson River on Glen Street
Location
Glens Falls, Warren County, New York
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1803
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Inventory number
BH 92900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2021: New photo from Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody