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Shokan West Shokan Bridge (Inundated)

Photos 

Shokan c 1910

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BH Photo #398945

Map 

Description 

Ashokan Reservoir inundated circa 1915

Facts 

Overview
Lost Continuous pin-connected Pratt pony truss bridge over Easopus Creek
Location
Shokan, Ulster County, New York
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built c. 1890 by Groton Bridge Co; Inundated 1915
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
Continuous Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97075, -74.24895   (decimal degrees)
41°58'15" N, 74°14'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/562228/4646801 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 78050 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Continuous (1,887)
Continuous truss (149)
Destroyed by flood (331)
Groton Bridge Co. (72)
Lost (18,667)
New York (3,175)
Owned by city (4,487)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Shokan, New York (1)
Truss (29,437)
Ulster County, New York (94)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Refined pin location per old topo map; Noted likely builder
  • August 1, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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Comments 

Shokan West Shokan Bridge (Inundated)
Posted August 2, 2017, by Anonymous (Dana)

Wonder if its still there under water!

Shokan West Shokan Bridge (Inundated)
Posted August 2, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like an even longer version of this one:

http://bridgehunter.com/ny/essex/3335960

The design details are quite similar, so its probably a Groton Bridge Co. production, circa 1890. Its kinda cool that more then just one of this unusual continuous pony truss was made.