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The Lake Champlain Bridges Markers image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
The Lake Champlain Bridges Markers
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1New York (Essex County), Port Henry — The 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge
The first Lake Champlain Bridge between Crown Point, New York, and Chimney Point, Vermont, opened in 1929. Primarily serving tourists when it opened, it ultimately became an important connection for residents and businesses across the region. A . . . — Map (db m108975) HM
2New York (Essex County), Port Henry — The 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge
Charles M. Spofford, an engineer of the Boston firm Fay, Spofford & Thorndike, designed the 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge. It was the first American highway bridge to employ a continuous truss design to create a curving transition between the deck . . . — Map (db m109074) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
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