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Ayrults Bridge

Photo 

Ayrults Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #502735

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Wappinger Creek on White's Bridge Road? in Poughkeepsie.
Location
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Also called
White's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.69727, -73.86698   (decimal degrees)
41°41'50" N, 73°52'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/594278/4616785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poughkeepsie
Inventory number
BH 61191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (346)
Bowstring truss (664)
Dutchess County, New York (144)
Lost (28,414)
New York (4,886)
Pony truss (17,006)
Poughkeepsie, New York (18)
Truss (35,407)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: The more likely of two probable locations.
  • August 9, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - Image
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Ayrults Bridge
Posted August 11, 2021, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Did a bit of research. Ayrult became well known in the

1870s raising prize cattle. He lived up the road in Overlook. This crossing was the two nearby crossings, neither of which remain.

The other is Rochdale.

Regards,

Art S.