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Old Dales Bridge

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Old Dales Bridge

Remaining bridge abutments from the old bridge spanning the Roeliff Jansen kill at Dales Bridge. The abutments are approximately a hundred meters upstream from the new bridge.

Photo taken by Erick Griffin in Fall 2007

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BH Photo #188446

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Roeliff Jansen Kill
Location
Germantown, Columbia County, New York
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
The Old Dales Bridge was built sometime in the early 1900's and consisted of a simple Through Truss. It was later replaced by a newer bridge downstream and closed in the mid 1960's, later demolished in 1968.
Design
The bridge was a simple Warren Through Truss made of heavy channel iron for the truss work and heavy rods used for the subdivides and overhead trussing. It had wooden decking.
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Dales Bridge
Germantown-Livingston Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15251, -73.84424   (decimal degrees)
42°09'09" N, 73°50'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/595489/4667355 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hudson South
Inventory number
BH 47110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2010: Added by Erick Griffin

Sources 

  • Erick Griffin