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Old Putnam Trail - Van Cortlandt Lake Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Wendy Sosa

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BH Photo #283414

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Van Cortlandt Lake on Old Putnam Trail (formerly NYC RR)
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built for New York & Putnam RR, later NYC RR
Railroads
- New York & Putnam Railroad (NY&P)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88948, -73.89315   (decimal degrees)
40°53'22" N, 73°53'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/593244/4527078 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yonkers
Inventory number
BH 60925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • May 12, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph
  • May 11, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "New York & Putnam Railroad", "Painted blue", "Park"
  • May 11, 2014: Added by Frank Hicks

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