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Bow Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge, Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137436

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Cast iron plate girder bridge over The Lake on a pedestrian walkway in Central Park
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1859-62
Builders
- Calvert Vaux of London, England, United Kingdom
- Jacon Wrey Mould
Design
Cast iron deck girder
Dimensions
Span length: 87.0 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77571, -73.97178   (decimal degrees)
40°46'33" N, 73°58'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586767/4514368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NRHP 66000538 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 19, 2016: New photo from Jim Grey
  • November 29, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • April 19, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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