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Catskill in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Railway Bridge

 
 
Railway Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. Railway Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Completed 1882 as first of
3 crossings of Catskill Creek
for Catskill Mountain Railway.
Took steamboat passengers to
summer resorts in mountains.

 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 564.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 42° 13.274′ N, 73° 52.069′ W. Marker is in Catskill, New York, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Water Street and Union Street, on the right when traveling south. Located on the walking trail beside Water Street, near the footbridge over Catskill Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catskill NY 12414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stone House (approx. ¼ mile away); Uncle Sam Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Uncle Sam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Martin Van Buren (approx. 0.3 miles away); The World War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Catskill Walking Tour (approx.
Railway Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Railway Bridge Marker
half a mile away); General George Decker (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burns-Curran Maintenance Facility (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catskill.
 
Railway Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Railway Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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