Double-Span Whipple Bowstring Truss Bridge

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Also known as: Shaw Bridge
Van Wyck Lane, Claverack, New York

Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Claverack Creek on Van Wyck Lane

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Shaw Double-Span Whipple Bowstring Truss Bridge

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 17, 1980
Reference number
80002598
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Whipple bowstring truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1870

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2012: New photo from rwcoons

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