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Tioronda Bridge, South Avenue spanning Fishkill Creek, Beacon, Dutchess County, NY

Tioronda Bridge, South Avenue spanning Fishkill Creek, Beacon, Dutchess County, NY

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Summary

Significance: A rare surviving example of the iron "bowstring" arch truss bridge patented by Glass, Schneider, and Rezner on December 10, 1867, (Patent No. 71,868) and built by the Ohio Bridge Company, Cleveland, Ohio). Bridge utilizes the skewback (foot block) patented by Rezner on July 1872, (Patent No. 128,509). The Tioronda Bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-37
Survey number: HAER NY-168
Building/structure dates: 1873 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1955 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76001213

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Ohio Bridge Company
Rezner, William B
Glass, John
Schneider, George P
place

Location

Beacon (N.Y.)41.51881, -73.90970
Google Map of 41.5188053, -73.90969679999999
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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