This bridge is notable as a documented example of a bridge builder for which no other known bridges exist. Even more interesting, this bridge was built in the company's first year of operation.
The Iron Trade Review in a July 3, 1907 issue stated the following:
The Montour Steel Co., Montour Falls, N.Y., which was recently incorporated, will engage in business as contracting engineer and manufacturer of steel construction for bridges, buildings, etc. Construction work has been started on the company's power plant and bridge shop, and it is the intention of the concern to have sufficient machinery installed to begin operations about July 15. The power and equipment have been contracted for. James Towart of Montour Falls is president.
The Industrial World further noted that James Towart, George F. Barton (both of Montour Falls), and Samuel R. Van Campen of Elmira were the incorporators with a capital of $15,000.
This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unorganized Photos
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