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Home > New York > Jamestown > Boatlanding Bridge, Sixth Avenue, spanning Chadakoin River at Lake Cha, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY



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B&W Photos
General View, To West From North Bank
HB921582
General View, To West From North Bank
Detail, East Rail, View From Deck To South
HB921583
Detail, East Rail, View From Deck To South


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Item Title


Location
spanning Chadakoin River at Lake Cha, Jamestown, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-167
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-36).
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Significance: According to a New York State Department of Transportation bridge inventory, this bridge is one of the earlier reinforced concrete arch bridges in New York, as well as an example of a bridge using the "Kahn" system of reinforcement. The bridge was designed with some assistance from a civil engineer specializing in reinforced concrete construction, but was constructed according to plans prepared by local engineers not associated with a major consulting engineering firm specializing in the field of reinforced concrete arch design. The two span bridge built in 1910 is similar in configuration to the bridge first proposed in 1902. The primary reason for building the bridge of concrete was the lower cost of reinforced concrete in comparison to an alternative steel truss design.

Related Names
Burns, Edward D.
Jones, Clyde G.
Kahn, Julius
Trussed Concrete Steel Company
Mahoney & Swanson Contractors


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, TO WEST FROM NORTH BANK
2. DETAIL, EAST RAIL, VIEW FROM DECK TO SOUTH


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