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Civil engineer also had love for history

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C. Robb DeGraff of Amsterdam supervised construction of the 1930 Batchellerville Bridge over the Sacandaga Reservoir. DeGraff’s bridge over what is now known as Great Sacandaga Lake was replaced by a new, higher span Nov. 15, 2012. The original bridge, more than 80 years old, is being torn down. In 1956, DeGraff drew a detailed map of the area flooded for the reservoir with numerous historical references. His map focuses on Fish House. “Fish House ...

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