A rare surviving example of the iron "bowstring" arch truss bridge patented by Glass, Schneider, and Rezner on December 10, 1867, (Patent No. 71,868) and built by the Ohio Bridge Company, Cleveland, Ohio). Bridge utilizes the skewback (foot block) patented by Rezner on July 1872, (Patent No. 128,509). The Tioronda Bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Three-span bowstring pony truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on South Avenue
- Beacon, Dutchess County, New York
- Trusses disassembled and placed in storage; piers and abutments still standing
- Built 1872-73; closed to traffic 1985; dismantled 2006
- - Ohio Bridge Co. of Cleveland
- Three-span cast- and wrought-iron bowstring pony truss
Length of largest span: 37.8 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 8, 1976
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.48857, -73.97411 (decimal degrees)
41°29'19" N, 73°58'27" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/585639/4593503 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- West Point
- Inventory numbers
- NRHP 76001213 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 44115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- June 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added link noting that the NYDOT gave 500K to rehab project in 2017
- September 30, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
- May 29, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed builder syntax.
- May 28, 2014: HAER photos posted by Nathan Holth
- May 28, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added town of Beacon
- February 13, 2010: Added by James Baughn