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Greenpoint Avenue Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #363516

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on Greenpoint Avenue
Location
Queens County, New York, and Kings County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900; Burned down in the Locust Hill Oil Refinery disaster 1919
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73315, -73.94052   (decimal degrees)
40°43'59" N, 73°56'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589463/4509674 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Inventory number
BH 73521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2016: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler