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Hegeman-Hill Street Bridge, Spanning Batten Kill, .65 mile West of Greenwich, Easton, Washington County, NY



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Data Pages


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Item Title


Location
.65 mile West of Greenwich, Easton, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-153
Building/structure dates: 1901 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 191 subsequent work
Significance: The Hegeman-Hill Street Bridge, while a common design of its time (pin connected-type Baltimore truss), was constructed by the Owego Bridge company, founded by Ellery Colby, a bridge builder in New York State history.

Subjects
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Owego Bridge Company
Colby, Ellery
Hegeman, Edgar R.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING WEST
2. VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST
3. VIEW OF NORTH PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTH
4. VIEW OF SOUTH PORTAL, LOOKING NORTH
5. VIEW OF NORTH ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTH
6. VIEW OF SOUTH ABUTMENT, LOOKING SOUTH
7. CLOSEUP VIEW OF SOUTH ABUTMENT SHOWING ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENTATION
8. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING 'O. B. Co.' IMPRINT ON NORTHEAST PORTAL BRACE
9. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING 'OWEGO NY' IMPRINT ON NORTHWEST PORTAL BRACE
10. VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING 'CARNEGIE' IMPRINT ON STEEL MEMBER
11. OFF SITE, VIEW SHOWING 'OWEGO BRIDGE CO OWEGO, N.Y.' ON PLAQUE REMOVED FROM NORTH PORTAL
12. OFF SITE, REAR VIEW OF ABOVE PLAQUE 'ANDREW MACKLIN, COMMISSIONER'
13. OFF SITE, 'OWEGO BRIDGE CO. OWEGO, N.Y.' ON PLAQUE REMOVED FROM SOUTH PORTAL
14. OFF SITE, REAR VIEW OF ABOVE PLAQUE 'CHAS H. DIXSON, COMMISSIONER'
15. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING LOWER CHORD PANEL POINT JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 2 AND 3
16. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING LOWER CHORD PANEL POINT JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 1 AND 4
17. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING LOWER CHORD INTERMEDIATE JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 1, 2, 3, 4 AND 5
18. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING NORTHWEST BEARING, LOWER CHORD
19. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING MID-HEIGHT PANEL JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 1 AND 5
20. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING UPPER CHORD PANEL POINT JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 1 AND 4
21. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING UPPER CHORD PANEL POINT JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 2 AND 3
22. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING MID-HEIGHT PANEL JOINT, TYPICAL PANELS 2 AND 4
23. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING MID-HEIGHT PANEL JOINT, PANEL 3
24. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING WEST FACE, photographer unknown, ca. 1931. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department).
25. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING EAST, SHOWING ABUTMENT. Photographer unknown, November 19, 1968. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department.)
26. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, SHOWING NORTH PORTAL. Photographer unknown, ca. 1932. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department.)
27. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING ELEVATION OF NORTH HALF OF THE STRUCTURE. Photographer unknown, ca. 1932. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department.)
28. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, THROUGH NORTH PORTAL, SHOWING ORIGINAL WOOD DECK., RAILING AND LOCATION OF BRIDGE PLAQUES. Photographer unknown, date unknown. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department.)
29. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, OF NORTHEAST SECTION OF THE STRUCTURE, SHOWING ORIGINAL WOOD DECK, RAILING AND EARLY 1930'S PACKARD AUTOMOBILE IN BACKGROUND. Photographer unknown, date unknown. (Print in possession of the Washington County Highway Department).
30. Photocopy of blueprint. PLAN, ELEVATION, END SECTION, DETAIL OF DECK SYSTEM AND LOAD COMPUTATION. Preparer unknown, date unknown, but probably ca. 1932. (Original in possession of the Washington County Highway Department.)


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