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Hamilton Avenue Bridge (Old)

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From "Scherzer rolling lift bridges" by the Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company, Chicago. Published 1908

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gowanus Canal on Hamilton Avenue
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908; replaced 1940
Builders
- Gustav Lindenthal of Brno, Cisleithania, Austro-Hungarian Empire (Now known as Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic) (Commissioner Of Bridges)
- J.S. Langthorn (Engineer)
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67164, -73.99831   (decimal degrees)
40°40'18" N, 73°59'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/584661/4502789 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

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  • Douglas Butler