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NYC - Harlem River Bascule Bridge

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Park Avenue (Metro North) - Harlem River Bridge (Old)

Hinged lift drawbridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #285130

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on Metro North RR
Location
New York City, New York County, New York, and Bronx County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1867; Replaced 1897
Railroad
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Pratt through truss bascule hinged lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81117, -73.93224   (decimal degrees)
40°48'40" N, 73°55'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/590056/4518344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory number
BH 61303 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Crrected info + image
  • June 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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