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Inventory Number: NY/32-13-03x
County: Delaware County
Township: Hamden
Town/Village: Hamden
Bridge Name: Hamden
Crosses: West Branch, Delaware River
Truss type: Long
Spans: 1
Length: 128'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1859
Builder: Robert Murray
When Lost: 2001
Cause: Rebuilt/Replaced
Latitude: N42 11.72
Longitude: W074 59.29
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Directions: 1.5 miles south of jct CR2 on NY10, then just left on Basin Clove Rd.

Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Rebuilt 2001
Trish Kane/Richard Donovan Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Rebuilt 2001
Todd Clark Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Rebuilt 2001
Trish Kane/Richard Donovan Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Replaced 2001
Todd Clark Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Replaced 2001
Todd Clark Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Replaced 2001
Todd Clark Collection


Hamden Bridge, Hamden, Delaware County, NY Built 1859 Replaced 2001
G. Thomas Toy Photo, 1990's, NSPCB Archives

Comments:
Cost $1000 to build. In 1966, four windows were added to stop people from knocking out side boards to fish through. This bridge was rebuilt in 2000-2001.
Source:
Information received from Todd Clark in March 2010

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