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BRT - Coney Island Creek Bridge

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BRT - Coney Island Creek Bridge

Once opened for boat traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #284451

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Coney Island Creek on Brooklyn Rapid Transit RR
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1907
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Brooklyn Rapid Transit (BRT)
- New York Rapid Transit Corporation (NYRT)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58119, -73.98109   (decimal degrees)
40°34'52" N, 73°58'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586232/4492765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coney Island
Inventory number
BH 61106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 5, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Photos
  • May 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke