North Creek Railroad station The Adirondack Branch
of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad
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North Creek, NY Railroad Bridge

  The bridge over North Creek at A94.19 was called "Old Bridge #18" and is a plate girder style with a 77' span.  The original bridge from about 1871 was a wooden Howe truss design shown below in this fuzzy picture.  It was replaced with a new one in the same style in 1884 and in an 1889 report was said to be covered and in good condition.
  This was replaced with the bridge we see today in 1891 along with new stone abutments.  The deck was replaced in 1921 and the girders strengthened in 1943.  In July, 1944, a flash flood destroyed the south abutment and it was replaced with a concrete one.

North creek ny bridge 1880

North Creek NY Bridge 1918
Walt Favro Collection

North Creek NY bridge 1997
Jon Patton Photo