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MNCW - Park Avenue Lift Bridge

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Park Avenue (Metro North) - Harlem River Bridge

4 track lift bridge in NY

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #285131

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Overview
Warren through truss vertical lift bridge over Harlem River on Metro North RR
Location
New York City, New York County, New York, and Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
Design
Warren through truss vertical lift
Also called
MNCW - Harlem River Lift Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81108, -73.93348   (decimal degrees)
40°48'40" N, 73°56'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589952/4518332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory number
BH 61304 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added photo + common name
  • May 13, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 29, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 10, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • June 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • MTA - Article on cable replacement w/ an image