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NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Hudson River, Maiden Lane on New York Central Railroad
Location
Albany, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Removed
History
Built 1899, Closed 1968 when Union Station closed, Removal for construction of I-787 completed by January 1970
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- Dwyer & Huntington of Buffalo, New York
- Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- Phoenixville Iron Works of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 274.0 ft.
Total length: 1,740.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
South Railroad Bridge
Passenger Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64753, -73.74581   (decimal degrees)
42°38'51" N, 73°44'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/602810/4722437 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy South
Inventory number
BH 52345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: Updated by Z Fechten: Added info from a recent historical article about the bridge
  • September 14, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • May 24, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 23, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected entry
  • May 3, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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