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Rosendale Trestle
The trestle, photographed in April 2011
The trestle, photographed in April 2011
Carries Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, formerly Wallkill Valley Railroad
Crosses
  • Rondout Creek
  • New York State Route 213
  • Formerly the Delaware and Hudson Canal
Locale Rosendale, New York, United States
Characteristics
Design Post truss
Material Steel
Total length 940 feet (290 m)
Width 6 ft (1,829 mm) (broad gauge)
Number of spans 9
Clearance below 150 feet (46 m) above the water
History
Constructed by
  • A. L. Dolby & Company
  • Waston Manufacturing Company
  • King Bridge Company
Fabrication by Carnegie Steel Company
Construction begin 1870
Construction end 1872
Inaugurated April 6, 1872

The Rosendale Trestle is a bridge in Ulster County, New York. It was completed in 1872. It also was a railroad. It is 940 feet.

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