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Vernon Avenue Bridge

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Vernon Avenue Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #294393

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Newtown Creek on Vernon Avenue
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York, and Kings County, New York
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905, removed 1954 upon completion of the Pulaski Bridge to the east
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT)
- Streetcar
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73940, -73.95498   (decimal degrees)
40°44'22" N, 73°57'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/588234/4510354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Inventory number
BH 52408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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