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LIRR - Beach Channel Drawbridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #359518

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beach Channel on Long Island Railroad
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892; Replaced 1956
Builder
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 166.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64404, -73.82537   (decimal degrees)
40°38'39" N, 73°49'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599318/4499906 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
LIRR Bridge 144
BH 72950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler

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