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Congress Street Bridge (1913)

Photos 

Congress Street Bridge (1913)

looking northeast

Photo from Pinterest

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

BH Photo #521831

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Hudson River on NY 2 Congress Street
Location
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, and Albany County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72866, -73.69726   (decimal degrees)
42°43'43" N, 73°41'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606651/4731506 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96886 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Albany County, New York (110)
Built 1913 (922)
Built during 1910s (10,077)
Hudson River (69)
Lost (30,015)
Lost 1969 (101)
Lost during 1960s (1,041)
Movable (3,157)
New York (4,957)
Owned by city (6,160)
Rensselaer County, New York (137)
Replaced by new bridge (20,423)
Swing (1,592)
Through truss (17,878)
Troy, New York (29)
Truss (36,783)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2022: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 28, 2022: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler