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Congress Street Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #350035

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River on Congress Street
Location
Troy, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced ca. 1913
Design
Whipple through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72895, -73.69667   (decimal degrees)
42°43'44" N, 73°41'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606698/4731539 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71418 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Albany County, New York (74)
Hudson River (49)
Lost (18,696)
Lost 1913 (76)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Movable (2,705)
New York (3,177)
Rensselaer County, New York (89)
Replaced by new bridge (12,394)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,893)
Troy, New York (17)
Truss (29,445)
Whipple truss (265)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 28, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 17, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler