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Third Avenue Bridge (1868)

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #388519

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Iron through arch bridge over Harlem River on Third Avenue
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1868; replaced 1894
Builders
- Roach & Edwards -piers
- Trenton Locomotive Machine Manufacturing Co. of New Jersey
Design
Iron through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 218.0 ft.
Total length: 526.0 ft.
Deck width: 52.0 ft.
Also called
Harlem Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80760, -73.93259   (decimal degrees)
40°48'27" N, 73°55'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/590032/4517946 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory number
BH 76869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 29, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs