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Bridge 8, Erie Canal
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Bridge 8 straddles the Erie Canal in Rexford in the U.S. state of New York.

Rexford is located just east of the City of Schenectady.

Bridge 8 - A highway bridge in Rexford, New York over the Erie Canal / Mohawk River.This view shows the west side of the bridge. Beyond the bridge is the historic remains of the 1842 Erie Canal Aqueduct. We can see the single arch that remains on the north side of the Mohawk River. The 1842 aqueduct replaced the original 1824 aqueduct at this site when the Erie Canal was enlarged during the years of 1835- 1862.

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Additional Photos by Tom O'Donnell (gunbud) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5926 W: 8 N: 8034] (34066)
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