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Baxter Hill Road Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Rick McOmber
Bridge Documented: September 9, 2009
Ischua: Cattaraugus County, New York: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
101.7 Feet (31 Meters)
105.0 Feet (32 Meters)
13.5 Feet (4.11 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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This unusual bridge is dated to 1893, and as such it is a
noteworthy, early example of a truss bridge with riveted connections, and
thus historically significant. The design of the built-up beams on this
bridge as well as its relatively massive members (for an 1893 bridge) make
it appear similar to period railroad bridges. However, it is not actually
known if this is a former railroad bridge that was relocated for highway
use. However, sometimes railroad bridges were relocated and reused on highways.
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