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



B&W Photos

HB915383
View Of East Elevation, Looking West

HB915384
View Of West Elevation, Looking East

HB915385
View Of North Portal, Looking South

HB915386
View Of South Portal, Looking North

HB915387
View Of North Abutment, Looking North

HB915388
View Of South Abutment, Looking South

HB915389
Closeup View Of South Abutment Showing Architectural Ornamentation

HB915390
View, Looking South, Showing 'o

HB915391
View, Looking South, Showing 'owego Ny' Imprint On Northwest Portal Brace

HB915392
View, Looking West, Showing 'carnegie' Imprint On Steel Member

HB915393
Off Site, View Showing 'owego Bridge Co Owego, N.y.' On Plaque Removed From North Portal

HB915394
Off Site, Rear View Of Above Plaque 'andrew Macklin, Commissioner'

HB915395
Off Site, 'owego Bridge Co

HB915396
Off Site, Rear View Of Above Plaque 'chas H

HB915397
View, Looking North, Showing Lower Chord Panel Point Joint, Typical Panels 2 And 3

HB915398
View, Looking South, Showing Lower Chord Panel Point Joint, Typical Panels 1 And 4

HB915399
View, Looking North, Showing Lower Chord Intermediate Joint, Typical Panels 1, 2, 3, 4 And 5

HB915400
View, Looking North, Showing Northwest Bearing, Lower Chord

HB915401
View, Looking North, Showing Mid-height Panel Joint, Typical Panels 1 And 5

HB915402
View, Looking North, Showing Upper Chord Panel Point Joint, Typical Panels 1 And 4

HB915403
View, Looking North, Showing Upper Chord Panel Point Joint, Typical Panels 2 And 3

HB915404
View, Looking North, Showing Mid-height Panel Joint, Typical Panels 2 And 4

HB915405
View, Looking North, Showing Mid-height Panel Joint, Panel 3

HB915406
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915407
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915408
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915409
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915410
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915411
Photocopy Of Photograph

HB915412
Photocopy Of Blueprint


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


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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