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Hamden Bridge
NY-13-03
Hamden, NY - Delaware County
Elevaion view Hamden Bridge
Hamden bridge on January 5, 2002

Photo of Portal of Hamden Bridge
Hamden Bridge Portal - January 5, 2002


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Catskills - Delaware River Valley
County:  Delaware
Town:  Hamden
Locality:  Hamden
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 42 11.724
W 74 59.355
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Fitches Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  West Branch Delaware River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Long Truss
Sketch of Long Trusss
Year Built:  1859
Builder:  Robert Murray
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  125'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 3 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 9'-0"
World Guide No.: 32-13-03
National Register of Historic Places Date:
April 29, 1999

Description
This historical covered bridge is located 6 miles SW of Delhi NY, Delaware County. The bridge carries Basin Clove Road over tbe West Branch of the Delaware River. It a Long Truss with a span of 125 feet. The Hamden Bridge was built in 1859. A major rehabilitation took place in 2000-2001. See additional information below.

Photography
Good locations for portal shots on either end of bridge. Elevation views from stream south of bridge and from parking area near NY10.

Parking
Large parking area to the north of bridge, just off NY10.


Photo of Hamden Bridge before 2001    Photo of Hamden Bridge portal before 2001
Hamden bridge before 2001

Additional Information / Web Links
Major rehabilitation in 2000-2001. Hamden Bridge Rehab Link



Truss / Arch

Photo of Hamden Bridge truss
Long Truss

Location Map

Location map for Hamden Bridge

Location
1.5 miles south of junction CR2 on NY10, then just left on Basin Clove Rd. This bridge is 6 miles SW of Delhi NY, in Delaware County.

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