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Poughkeepsie Bridge, Spanning Hudson River, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, NY



B&W Photos

HB912573
Overall View Looking Downstream With Eastern Shore Of Hudson In Background

HB912574
Overall View Looking Downstream With Western Shore Of Hudson River In Background

HB912575
Overall View Looking West With Eastern Shore Approach Trestle In Foreground

HB912576
Detail View Looking Downstream Of The Eastern Shore Cantilever Span

HB912577
Detail View Looking Downstream Of Eastern Anchor Span

HB912578
Detail View Looking Downstream Of Central Cantilever Span

HB912579
Detail View Looking Downstream Of Western Anchor Span

HB912580
Detail View Of Western Half Of Bridge Looking Obliquely Downstream

HB912581
Detail View Of Central Cantilever Span Looking Upstream

HB912582
Detail View Of Eastern Anchor Span Looking Obliquely Upstream

HB912583
Detail View Of Eastern Shore Arm Looking Upstream 12

HB912584
Detail View Of Bridge Deck Looking West

HB912585
South Side Of Bridge As Seen From West Bank, Mid-hudson Bridge In Foreground

HB912586
South Side Of Bridge As Seen From West Bank

HB912587
South Side Of Bridge As Seen From East Bank

HB912588
Partial View Of South Side Of Bridge As Seen From East Bank

HB912589
A Center Span, South Side Of Bridge

HB912590
Oblique View Of A Center Span, South Side Of Bridge, Looking East

HB912591
Oblique View Of South Side Of Bridge, Looking West

HB912592
Detail Of South Side Of Bridge, East Bank

HB912593
Detail Of Bridge And Base, East Bank

HB912594
Detail Of Bridge, East Bank

HB912595
Detail Of North Side Of Bridge, East Bank

HB912596
North Side Of Bridge, From West Bank

HB912597
Partial View Of North Side Of Bridge, From West Bank

HB912598
Detail Of Bridge Span, Looking South From West Bank

HB912599


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Hudson River, Poughkeepsie, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-131
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
Significance: Major 19th century cantilever bridge, located at an important crossing of the Hudson.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Cantilevers


Related Names
McDonald, Charles
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM WITH EASTERN SHORE OF HUDSON IN BACKGROUND
2. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM WITH WESTERN SHORE OF HUDSON RIVER IN BACKGROUND
3. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING WEST WITH EASTERN SHORE APPROACH TRESTLE IN FOREGROUND
4. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM OF THE EASTERN SHORE CANTILEVER SPAN
5. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM OF EASTERN ANCHOR SPAN
6. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM OF CENTRAL CANTILEVER SPAN
7. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM OF WESTERN ANCHOR SPAN
8. DETAIL VIEW OF WESTERN HALF OF BRIDGE LOOKING OBLIQUELY DOWNSTREAM
9. DETAIL VIEW OF CENTRAL CANTILEVER SPAN LOOKING UPSTREAM
10. DETAIL VIEW OF EASTERN ANCHOR SPAN LOOKING OBLIQUELY UPSTREAM
11. DETAIL VIEW OF EASTERN SHORE ARM LOOKING UPSTREAM 12. 'BARREL SHOT' OF BRIDGE DECK LOOKING EAST
13. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE DECK LOOKING WEST
14. SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM WEST BANK, MID-HUDSON BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND
15. SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM WEST BANK
16. SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM EAST BANK
17. PARTIAL VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM EAST BANK
18. A CENTER SPAN, SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE
19. OBLIQUE VIEW OF A CENTER SPAN, SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
20. OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
21. DETAIL OF SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, EAST BANK
22. DETAIL OF BRIDGE AND BASE, EAST BANK
23. DETAIL OF BRIDGE, EAST BANK
24. DETAIL OF NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, EAST BANK
25. NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, FROM WEST BANK
26. PARTIAL VIEW OF NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, FROM WEST BANK
27. DETAIL OF BRIDGE SPAN, LOOKING SOUTH FROM WEST BANK
SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM WEST BANK
SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM EAST BANK
PARTIAL VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE AS SEEN FROM EAST BANK
TOWER DETAIL, POUGHKEEPSIE SIDE


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