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Bridges of Angelica

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1st bridge

The earliest bridge at this location was a wooden bridge labeled first bridge. By Robert Dorsey.

2nd bridge

This bridge had been replaced by 2nd bridge...... By Robert Dorsey.


The Alton Sylor bridge (above) replaced the one labeled 3rd bridge (below). By Robert Dorsey.

Bridge Construction Near Brentwood

These two scans are pictures of bridges along the Shawmut. The construction picture was taken near Brentwood Camp and predates the Shawmut. By Robert Dorsey.


Woodland Bridge most likely got its name from Thomas Woodland who lived near the bridge. These wooden bridge with enclosed wooden sides seemed to be a fairly common form of constr...(more)


This bridge was located at Closser Avenue. George Herdman was driving cattle across the bridge when it collapsed into the creek. This was in 1927. A temporary bridge was erected...(more)


The Center Street Bridge was also washed out during the '72 flood. By Robert Dorsey.


This Closser Avenue Bridge was replaced during construction of the Southern Tier Expressway. By Robert Dorsey.


There is also a scan labeled Olean Street Bridge. The card was mislabled Center Street. A bridge at the Olean Street location was the first bridge over Angelica Creek in the vill...(more)


The second bridge would have been located between Angelica Creek and the present day Expressway. Not far from the Angelica Cemetery. The abutments are still visible. By Rober...(more)


The bridge labeled South Street Bridge was disabled during the 1972 flood. While some people had hoped it would be turned into a foot bridge or replaced it was moved to Friendship...(more)


This scan shows a bunch of kids standing on the temporary bridge. Work started on its replacement October 1, 1932 when it became necessary to replace a fairly new bridge near the ...(more)

Woodland Bridge

First cement, Woodland Bridge, Bridge Construction and wooden bridge were the two bridges just below Joncy. By Robert Dorsey.

from joncy hill

View from Joncy Hill Road. By Robert Dorsey.

high view 2nd bridge

High view is another view of 2nd bridge. By Robert Dorsey.

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