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Fillmore Bridge, Spanning Genesee River at County Road 4, Fillmore, Allegany County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Genesee River at County Road 4, Fillmore vicinity, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-140
Building/structure dates: 1878 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1902 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Significance: One of the last remaining lenticular truss bridges in the northeastern United States. The bridge is a pin-connected through lenticular truss built by the Berlin Bridge Company of East Berlin, Connecticut.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Berlin Bridge Company
Drumlevitek, Mark, Photographer
Aldenderfer, Mark, Historian
Green, William, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING TWO PRATT TRUSS SPANS AT SOUTHEASTERN END OF BRIDGE
2. VIEW SOUTHWEST SHOWING WESTERNMOST PRATT TRUSS SPAN
3. VIEW NORTH SHOWING LENTICULAR TRUSS BRIDGE SPAN
4. VIEW SOUTH SHOWING LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN AND BRIDGE PIER
5. VIEW SOUTHWEST SHOWING LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN
6. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING PORTAL ELEVATION OF LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN
7. VIEW SOUTH, DETAIL OF VERTICAL CONNECTION, LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN
8. VIEW SOUTH, DETAIL OF END POST AND CHORD CONNECTIONS, LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN
9. DETAIL, UPPER CHORD CONNECTION, LENTICULAR TRUSS SPAN
10. Photocopy of drawing. BRIDGE DETAILS. (Made by William Green, Allegany County Historian)[4x5' negative, 5x7' photograph]


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