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Putnam Bridge

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Putnam Bridge

From the Album Of Designs of the Phoenix Bridge Company

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BH Photo #353502

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on New York & Putnam Railroad & Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Location
New York City, New York County, New York, and Bronx County, New York
Status
Removed
History
Built 1881; Closed 1958; Removed 1960
Builders
- Alfred P. Boller of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Design)
- Clarke, Reeves & Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Smith, Ripley & Co.
Railroads
- Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)
- New York & Putnam Railroad (NY&P)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 1,004.4 ft.
Also called
NY&P - Harlem River Bridge
IRT - Harlem River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83219, -73.93433   (decimal degrees)
40°49'56" N, 73°56'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589851/4520675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory number
BH 72182 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 14, 2016: Added by Luke

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