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Broadway Bridge (Old)

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Broadway Bridge (Old)

The old swing is moved away by a barge while the new lift span is in place

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308977

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Harlem River on Broadway (US 9) & IRT West Side Line
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; Replaced December 24th, 1960
Railroads
- Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)
- New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.87373, -73.91079   (decimal degrees)
40°52'25" N, 73°54'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591779/4525310 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numer
BH 64254 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added imagery kindly provided by David Pirmann of NYCSubway.org
  • October 19, 2015: Updated by Luke: Image link + categories
  • October 19, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Image
  • November 25, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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