Rosendale Trestle

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Rosendale Trestle
The trestle, photographed in April 2011
The trestle, photographed in April 2011
CarriesWallkill Valley Rail Trail, formerly Wallkill Valley Railroad
Crosses
LocaleRosendale, New York, United States
Characteristics
DesignPost truss
MaterialSteel
Total length940 feet (290 m)
Width6 ft (1,829 mm) (broad gauge)
Number of spans9
Clearance below150 feet (46 m) above the water[1]
History
Constructed by
Fabrication byCarnegie Steel Company
Construction begin1870
Construction end1872
InauguratedApril 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.

Map[change | change source]

The original Wallkill Valley rail line, stretching from Montgomery to Kingston

References[change | change source]

  1. Mabee 1995, pp. 18–20.
  • Mabee, Carleton (1995). Listen to the Whistle: An Anecdotal History of the Wallkill Valley Railroad. Fleishmanns, NY: Purple Mountain Press. ISBN 978-0-935796-69-8.