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Copeland
Bridge - NY-46-01
Edinburg, NY - Saratoga County
Photo of Elevaion view of Copeland Bridge

Photo of Elevaion view of Copeland Bridge
Copeland Bridge in the Winter and Fall

Photo of Portal of Copeland Bridge
Copland Bridge Portal Photo


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Capital - Saratoga
County:  Saratoga
Town:  Edinburg
Locality:  Edinburg
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43º 13.233'
W 74º 06.037'
Owner:  Town of Edinburg
Bridge Carries:  Foot Trail
Bridge Crosses:  Beecher Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Queenpost
Year Built:  1879
Builder:  Arad Copeland
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  35'-0"
Width: 11'-7"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: 6'-10"
World Guide No.: 32-46-01
National Register of Historic Places Date:
August 6, 1998

Description
This bridge is a 35 foot span Queenpost truss, built by Aaron Copeland in 1879. He was a farmer who built the bridge to get his cows to his fields across the stream. The Edinburg Historical Society recieved title to the bridge in 1998. They got funding for a rehabilitation of the bridge. See additional information below.

Photography
Bridge is easy to photograph. Many locations for elevation and portal shots. Make sure you take a photo of the waterfalls while visiting this bridge.

Parking
A few parking spaces are available along North Shore Road CR4.



Photo of Copeland Bridge after Janurary, 2001
Copeland Bridge photos after January, 2001





Truss / Arch

Photo of Copeland Bridge truss
Queenspost Truss

Location Map

Location map of Copeland Bridge

Location
From the Batchellerville Bridge on Saratoga County Route 98, travel west 0.6 miles, then right on Military Road (County Route 4), 0.5 miles to the bridge. The bridge is on the right and visible from the road, down an embankment. This bridge is in Saratoga County.

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