Spengler Bridge

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Spengler Bridge
Spengler Bridge is located in New York
Spengler Bridge
Spengler Bridge is located in the United States
Spengler Bridge
Nearest cityChatham, New York
Coordinates42°25′51″N 73°35′59″W / 42.43083°N 73.59972°W / 42.43083; -73.59972Coordinates: 42°25′51″N 73°35′59″W / 42.43083°N 73.59972°W / 42.43083; -73.59972
Arealess than one acre
Built1880
ArchitectMorse Bridge Co.
Architectural stylePratt truss
NRHP reference #73001172[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 23, 1973

Spengler Bridge, named after Henry Cones Spengler (26 Feb 1847 - 25 Aug 1911), Chatham County Highway Commissioner, is a historic Pratt Truss bridge located at Chatham in Columbia County, New York. It was built in 1880 by the Morse Bridge Company of Youngstown, Ohio. It is composed of two Pratt trusses with counters, each 138 feet in length. It measures 16 feet wide and crosses the Kinderhook Creek.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Lynn B. Weaver; Doris Manley & Paul Huey (December 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Spengler Bridge". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-06-26. See also: "Accompanying three photos".