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Snyder Hollow Bridge

Photos 

Elevation, View From North End To South

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #223507

Map 

Description 

A distinctive combination of low Pratt and high Warren truss bridges erected ten years apart. These two bridges reveal the evolution of iron truss bridge building, especially the shift from pin to bolted connection, in the late-nineteenth century.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Esopus Creek on Woodland Valley Road
Location
Ulster County, New York
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1883; Replaced 1998
Builders
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (pony truss)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (through truss)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 181.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Woodlawn Valley Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08163, -74.32927   (decimal degrees)
42°04'54" N, 74°19'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/555477/4659057 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phoenicia
Inventory numbers
NY 3347370 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 51002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 12.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
760

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • January 18, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Pin-connected"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER NY-183 - Snyder Hollow Bridge, Woodland Valley Road, spanning Esopus Creek, Phoenicia, Ulster County, NY