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Designs for Watervliet Arsenal Bridge

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
A sheet of watercolor and ink drawings depicts the Watervliet Arsenal Bridge as proposed and as completed.
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1 sheet.
Inclusive Dates:
1851
Series Number:
A1058

Scope and Content Note

A sheet of water color and ink drawings depict the present Watervliet Arsenal Bridge and the 'proposed' bridge; it is dated December 1, 1851.

Legislation of 1827 provided for the Canal Commissioners to authorize needed repairs and construction on the canal system and directed that all surveys, plans, and estimates be submitted in advance to the Canal Commissioners for their approval.

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