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Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle

Photo 

Photo taken by George Foster in April 2011

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BH Photo #215456

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Rondout Creek and Main Street on Railroad
Location
Rosendale, Ulster County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1895; closed to traffic in 1977;
Builders
- A. L. Dolby & Co.
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rail-to-trail
- Wallkill Valley Railroad (WKVY)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 940.0 ft.
Deck width: 6.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84330, -74.08820   (decimal degrees)
41°50'36" N, 74°05'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/575698/4632780 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rosendale
Inventory numbers
NY 7041170 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 49747 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
6,112

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • January 15, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • September 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builders & rail-to-trail category
  • September 29, 2011: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle
Posted October 11, 2014, by Anthony Casamassima (drsmith1966 [at] earthlink [dot] net)

This is such a great bridge to walk over. was up there 5 years ago