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Black Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #272800

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Pedestrian Walkway
Location
Catskill, Greene County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
A grant of $2-1/2 Million to repair and re-open this bridge was officially awarded by N.Y.S. today.
History
Built 1882 to serve foot traffic and the Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad, Railroad service ended 1918.
Railroads
- Catskill Mountain & Cairo Railway (CM&C)
- Catskill Mountain Railway (1882) (CMRR; CMRy)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Wrought iron four span pin-connected Pratt through truss.
Also called
CMRR - Black Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.22171, -73.86904   (decimal degrees)
42°13'18" N, 73°52'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/593338/4675012 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hudson South
Inventory number
BH 48838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 16, 2017: Updated by Luke: Updated status: Bridge is re-opened after rehab
  • October 12, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 16, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info.
  • January 13, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad", "Railroad", "Rail-to-trail", "Pin-connected"
  • May 31, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Black Bridge
Posted November 16, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Nice!

Black Bridge
Posted November 16, 2017, by Sally A Bender (billysgirl5182015 [at] gmail [dot] com)

the bridge is fixed and now reopen

Black Bridge
Posted August 6, 2016, by Jeff Stark (jstark [at] nonsensenyc [dot] com)

Black Bridge is closed. I read somewhere it got hit hard by Irene. I'm adding a couple of pictures.