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Silver Creek in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Skew Arch

 
 
Skew Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. Skew Arch Marker
Inscription.
Skew Arch
Erected in 1869 by Buffalo &
State Line Railroad. Key stone in
the roof, reportedly one of two of
its type in the world when built.

 
Erected 1999 by Silver Creek Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 32.834′ N, 79° 10.333′ W. Marker is in Silver Creek, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Jackson Street 0.1 miles north of Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Creek NY 14136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steamship Erie (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Swift Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Settlers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ehmke Family Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Revolution (approx. 2 miles away); Site of First Settlement (approx. 3.3 miles away); Amos Sottle (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Creek.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Skew Arch RR Bridge & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. Skew Arch RR Bridge & Marker
The hopper cars are parked on a siding. This is the CSX double-track mainline (former New York Central, Penn Central, and Conrail). The Steamship Erie marker is straight ahead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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