Union Bridge

Union Bridge (HM1C1G)

Location: Troy, NY 12182 Bernalillo County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 47.343', W 73° 40.505'

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RiverSpark
Union Bridge

The site of the Union Bridge, the first bridge over the Hudson River, the original Union Bridge was built in 1804 by the people of Waterford and Lansingburgh. This wooden, covered toll bridge was designed by Theodore Burr, noted bridge architect. Operated by Union Bridge Company, the toll in 1805 was eighteen cents for farmers and twenty five cents for "gentlemen's" wagons.
Seven hundred and ninety-seven feet long, with four spans and two roadways the bridge was destroyed by fire on July 10, 1909.
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HM NumberHM1C1G
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Placed ByRiver Spark
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 608361 N 4738240
Decimal Degrees42.78905000, -73.67508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.343', W 73° 40.505'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 20.58" N, 73° 40' 30.30" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 126th St, Troy NY 12182, US
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