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Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge

Photos 

Replacement under construction 1969

Photo submitted by Geoff Hubbs

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BH Photo #442031

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost vertical lift through truss bridge over Hudson River on Dunn Memorial Rensselaer
Location
Albany, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933; Replaced 1969; named for Private Parker F. Dunn (WWI)
Builder
- The Phoenix Bridge Co.
Design
Through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64287, -73.74741   (decimal degrees)
42°38'34" N, 73°44'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/602686/4721917 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy South
Inventory number
BH 62523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 4, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 6, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 7, 2019: Photo added from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 28, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Imported photo & added info
  • August 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge
Posted July 7, 2016, by Z Fechten

The Albany Times Union posted an article with historic photos of the first and second bridges at this location: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Historic-photos-Dunn...