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LI - 103rd Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2020

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BH Photo #484327

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned beam bridge over 103rd Avenue on Long Island Railroad Rockaway Branch
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Abandoned, Proposed to become a rail-trail corridor
Future prospects
Entire corridor from Rego park to Ozone Park is proposed to be converted into the QueensWay trail corridor.
History
Abandoned in the 1950s after a fire damaged a bridge over Jamaica Bay.
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Beam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68330, -73.84131   (decimal degrees)
40°40'60" N, 73°50'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597913/4504246 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory number
BH 70227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • December 11, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com