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LIRR - Douglaston Draw

Photo 

LIRR - Alley Creek Bridge

New York

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #289905

Map 

Description 

Opened to permit small barges of coal to service the trolley powerhouse south of Northern Boulevard.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Alley Creek on Long Island RR
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923; Replaced in the 1990s.
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
Design
Deck plate girder swing
Also called
LIRR - Alley Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76520, -73.75360   (decimal degrees)
40°45'55" N, 73°45'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/605196/4513440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flushing
Inventory number
BH 62129 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Info + link to image
  • July 30, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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