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LIRR - 97th Avenue Overpass

Photo 

Interesting how a number of the bridges on this abandoned line were skinned over with cement, with steel shapes easily visible

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2020

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BH Photo #484322

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over 97th 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.
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68691, -73.84311   (decimal degrees)
40°41'13" N, 73°50'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597755/4504645 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory number
BH 70229 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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