Leffert Lefferts Buck,
19th Century Bridge Builder

L. L. Buck as a young man

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Photos of some Existing Bridges of L.L. Buck

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Member of R.P.I.Alumni Hall of Fame

Some  History of the Williamsburg  Bridge

Williamsburg Bridge (HAER) (Historic American Engineering Record)

Early Movie:  Opening the Williamsburg Bridge (1903)

Driving Park Avenue Bridge (HAER) (Rochester, NY, completed 1890, replaced 1986)


  • Buck's Niagara Gorge Bridges: the Third Suspension Bridge;
  • The First Steel Arch Bridge (Whirlpool Rapids Bridge);
  • The Second Falls View Suspension Bridge;
  • Upper Steel Arch Bridge (Honeymoon Bridge);
  • The Second Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge
  • Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge (at Wikipedia)


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