Dipper Dredge No. 3

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Dipper Dredge No. 3
Dipper Dredge 3, Lyons, NY.JPG
Dipper Dredge No. 3, April 2013
Dipper Dredge No. 3 is located in New York
Dipper Dredge No. 3
Location 1665 Drydock Rd., Lyons, New York
Coordinates 43°3′52″N 77°1′10″W / 43.06444°N 77.01944°W / 43.06444; -77.01944Coordinates: 43°3′52″N 77°1′10″W / 43.06444°N 77.01944°W / 43.06444; -77.01944
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Architect Bucyrus Co.
Architectural style Steam dredge
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 07001257[1]
Added to NRHP December 11, 2007

Dipper Dredge No. 3 is a historic dredge located at Lyons in Wayne County, New York. It is a steam powered floating dredge located at the dry dock of the New York State Barge Canal at Lyons. The dredge consists of a rectangular riveted steel hull built in 1929 and measuring 110 feet in length, 34 feet in beam, and 7 feet in draft. The bow of the hull is squared and vertical. The stern is squared but inclined in the manner of a scow. In 1946, fuel bunkers were added to the sides of the hull. Much of the machinery, including the steam engines, was built in 1909.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]