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Canal Bridge No. E-220

 
 
Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
1. Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker
At southern terminus of bridge roadway.
Inscription. Slayton-Settlement Road. Originally Reynales Hwy. Built 1914 by Empire Engineering Corp. Rehabilitated 1992 by N.Y.S.D.O.T.
 
Location. 43° 12.385′ N, 78° 32.742′ W. Marker is in Royalton, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Slayton Settlement Road and Telegraph Road on Slayton Settlement Road. Click for map. There are actually two identical markers, one for roadway travelers, and the other for canal travelers. The roadside marker is located at the southern terminus of bridge roadway and is directly facing the southbound traveler over the bridge. The canalside marker is immediately north and east of the bridge along the canal towpath. Marker is in this post office area: Gasport NY 14067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill District (approx. one mile away); Major J. Morrison (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gasport (approx. 1.6 miles away); 150th Anniversary (approx. 1.6 miles away); Academy 1850-70 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cobblestone House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Town of Hartland World War I and World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hartland Central Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Royalton.
 
More about this marker.
Canal Bridge No. E-220 Twin Canalside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
2. Canal Bridge No. E-220 Twin Canalside Marker
This identical twin marker is along the towpath, north side of the Erie Canal, east, by the bridge.
The bridge pier and marker are labeled as Slayton-Settlement Road, although some maps may label it as Root Road.
 
Also see . . .  Reynales Basin Bridge - Slayton Settlement Road Bridge - Historic Bridges.Org. (Submitted on April 12, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Erie Canal
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Southward View On Bridge of Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
3. Southward View On Bridge of Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker
Marker is to the right of the left-right directional sign.
Southeast Approach to Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
4. Southeast Approach to Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker
The south approaches to the bridge are perpendicular to the bridge, parallel to Telegraph Rd., and may be labeled on maps as Telegraph Rd. Note the One Lane Bridge sign. There are no roadway controls for who has the right of way on the bridge.
Southwest Approach Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
5. Southwest Approach Canal Bridge No. E-220 Marker
Marker is on the right, edge-on view, at summit of approach.
Southward View Canal Bridge Roadway image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
6. Southward View Canal Bridge Roadway
Marker is out of view at the end of the roadway and to the right. Slayton Settlement Road approaches from the right; Root Road approaches from the left. Beyond the picture to the right, there is a break in the guard rail where a paved walking path descends to the canal tow path.
Westward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Identical Twin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
7. Westward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Identical Twin Marker
From the tow path, north side of Erie Canal.
Northward View of Canal Bridge No. E-220 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
8. Northward View of Canal Bridge No. E-220
Marker is behind me.
Southward ward View of Canal Bridge No. E-220 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
9. Southward ward View of Canal Bridge No. E-220
View from the path that descends to the tow path, north side of Erie Canal.
Eastward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Canalside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
10. Eastward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Canalside Marker
The twin marker is seen in the distance beyond and to the left of the closer bridge pier. Note the Slayton Settlement road sign on the pier. This view is from the north side of the Erie Canal, which is still drained for the off-season.
Underneath Canal Bridge No. E-220 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
11. Underneath Canal Bridge No. E-220
From the north side of the Erie Canal.
Westward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
12. Westward View Canal Bridge No. E-220
From south side of Erie Canal.
Eastward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Identical Twin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
13. Eastward View Canal Bridge No. E-220 and Identical Twin Marker
From the south side of the Erie Canal. The Canalside identical twin marker is almost dead center. The sloped path to the towpath is just beyond the picture to the left and accross the canal.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   13. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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