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LIRR - Broad Channel Bridge

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Broad Channel Bridge

New York

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #288357

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on Long Island RR
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1880; Replaced 1956
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Independent Subway System (IND; ISS)
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- New York & Manhattan Beach Railway (NY&MB)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59571, -73.81070   (decimal degrees)
40°35'45" N, 73°48'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/600631/4494557 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Far Rockaway
Inventory number
BH 61696 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Questionable" as a quick Google proved the bridge's
  • July 13, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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