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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Chemung River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1872 Chemung
Chemung, New York, USA (Chemung River)
Bridgemeister ID:78
Principals:J.V. Fishler, J.R. Crowell
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1882 Lumbermens (Fitches, Fisches, Fitch's)
Big Flats, New York, USA (Chemung River)
Bridgemeister ID:88
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
Main span:1
Notes
  • Although known by a variety of names (and misspellings), the folks at www.fitchfamily.com note that Daniel Hollenbeck Fitch contributed $10,000 to the construction of the bridge and refer to it as "Fitch's Bridge".
Wellsburg & Lowman
Wellsburg and Lowman, New York, USA (Chemung River)
Bridgemeister ID:368
Status:Removed

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