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Near Blue Mountain Lake in Hamilton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pioneer Bridge

In memory of Doctor Thomas Clark Durant

 
 
Pioneer Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 24, 2016
1. Pioneer Bridge Marker
Inscription. Protector, builder, vice-president and general manager of the first transcontinental railway, the Union Pacific.

President and builder of the Adirondack Railway.
 
Erected 1891 by William West Durant.
 
Location. 43° 51.133′ N, 74° 28.233′ W. Marker is near Blue Mountain Lake, New York, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Eagle Nest Road. Click for map. This marker is located underneath the bridge. It cannot be seen from the road. It can only be seen by traveling underneath the bridge by boat. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Mountain Lake NY 12812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fire Tower (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Adirondacks (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lake Durant (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars

 
Pioneer Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 24, 2016
2. Pioneer Bridge Marker
Pioneer Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 24, 2016
3. Pioneer Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016.
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