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NYWS&B - Fort Montgomery Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #447280

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway
Location
Orange County, New York
Status
Removed after being replaced by a tunnel
History
Built 1882; Removed 1902
Railroads
- New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad (NYWS&B)
- West Shore Railroad (WSH)
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 290.0 ft.
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Also called
West Shore Railroad Bridge No. 50
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32318, -73.98548   (decimal degrees)
41°19'23" N, 73°59'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/584905/4575130 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added truss type and dimensions, updated build year
  • May 15, 2019: New photo from Luke

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