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Amtrak - 35th Street Bridge

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Amtrak - 35th Street Bridge

Photo from forgotten-ny

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #471741

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Description 

This bridge is part of the eastern approach to Hell Gate Bridge; a similar Warren truss crosses Steinway Street/Astoria Boulevard/I-278

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with no verticals bridge over 35th Street and 23rd Avenue on Amtrak and CSX
Location
Queens, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Connecting Railroad (NYCN)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren deck truss with no verticals
Dimensions
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77308, -73.91108   (decimal degrees)
40°46'23" N, 73°54'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591893/4514137 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89204 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 7, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs