NYC - Rondout Bridge
Original crossing of Rondout Creek by the New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway. Replaced in 1903-4 by the Wilbur Bridge, which is still in use today by CSX. The southernmost span was narrowed and installed on the Mahopac Branch in Goldens Bridge, NY, where it survives to this day.
- Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rondout Creek on NYC West Shore Line
- Kingston, Ulster County, New York
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1882
- - A. Lucius (engineer in charge of bridges, NYWS&B)
- Clarke, Reeves & Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Colonel Walter Kutte (engineer, North River Construction)
- E.L. Corthell (chief engineer, NYWS&B)
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
- - New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad (NYWS&B)
- West Shore Railroad (WSH)
- Whipple through truss w/ Phoenix columns
Length of largest span: 264.0 ft.
Total length: 1,244.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.91074, -73.99938 (decimal degrees)
41°54'39" N, 73°59'58" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/582985/4640350 (zone/easting/northing)
- 150 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 64327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 10, 2016: New photo from Dave King
- November 30, 2014: Added by Ian Martin