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Blenheim Bridge, Spanning Schoharie Creek, River Road (now bypassed, North Blenheim, Schoharie County, NY



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Item Title


Location
River Road (now bypassed, North Blenheim, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-331
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1869 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1887 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1954 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1973 subsequent work
See HABS No. NY-359, Blenheim Covered Bridge for further information--3 drawings, 2 photos, 5 data pages.

National Register Number: 66000570
Significance: The Blenheim Bridge has one of the longest clear spans of any surviving covered bridge in the world. It is the only covered bridge with a single central arch, and one of only six surviving double-barrel covered bridges in the United States.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Powers, Nichols M.
Long, Col. Stephen H.
Blenheim Bridge Company
Hubert, Moses
Schoharie County Board Of Supervisors
Graton Associates
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Bennett, Lola, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ELEVATION, FROM UPSTREAM, NE BY 40 DEGREES.
NORTH ELEVATION FROM DOWNSTREAM, LOOKING SOUTH.
PERSPECTIVE VIEW, EAST BY 75 DEGREES.
PERSPECTIVE, ENE.
ELEVATION, WEST PORTAL.
ELEVATION, EAST PORTAL.
WESTERN ABUTMENT DETAIL.
BELOW DECK CONSTRUCTION DETAIL FROM WEST BANK.
INTERIOR.
INTERIOR FROM MIDDLE LOOKING WEST.
FRAMING DETAIL, CENTER OF ARCH.
CENTER CHORD, LOWER CONNECTOR DETAIL.
ARCH AND FRAMING DETAIL, EAST END.


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