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Third Avenue El Harlem River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Bridge is on the right

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #375216

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Harlem River on Suburban Railway
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886; Replaced 1916
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80865, -73.93344   (decimal degrees)
40°48'31" N, 73°56'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589959/4518063 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Bronx County, New York (80)
Built 1886 (170)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Harlem River (20)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1916 (39)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Movable (2,705)
New York (3,175)
New York City, New York (272)
Railroad (13,091)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,892)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 4, 2017: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

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