Old Blenheim Bridge

By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Jun. 23, 2016 - 3:41 pm
Above: A rendering of the reconstruction of the Blenheim Covered Bridge. Blenheim residents are one step closer to getting their beloved covered bridge back after the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to submit final design plans for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 18, 2015 - 11:07 am
Above: An historic marker for Blenheim's covered bridge in 2008. Photo by Jimmy Emerson, via Flickr.  After years of wrangling, historic preservationists have won their fight to build a replica of Blenheim's Old Covered Bridge, which was washed out in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 - 4:14 pm
Above: The interior of the Blenheim Bridge in 2006, in a photo by Flickr user paraflyer. The bridge was washed away by floodwaters in 2011.  The Old Blenheim Bridge, which was the longest open-span covered bridge in the world before it was destroyed by... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 16, 2012 - 2:27 pm
Above: The Old Blenheim Bridge in 2008. Photo by cg-realms at en.wikipedia, via Wikimedia Commons.  The Mountain Eagle writes this week that Paul Loether, the head of the National Register of Historic Places, has promised that the federal government won't... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 - 3:32 pm
Above: A YouTube video made in tribute to the destroyed Old Blenheim Bridge, destroyed on August 28, 2011 by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. Poor Blenheim. In order to get federal money to rebuild its bridge, the town needs to be on the National... Read more
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