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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars.
 
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Mountain Lake NY 12812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 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); Indian Lake World War Honor Roll (approx. 11 miles away).

 
Pioneer Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 24, 2016
2. Pioneer Bridge Marker
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Pioneer Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 24, 2016
3. Pioneer Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 5, 2022