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B&O - Arthur Kill Bridge

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CRCX - Arthur Kill Bridge (Old)

Beauty of Railroad Bridges (Richard Cook) Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #297924

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Arthur Kill Creek on former Baltimore & Ohio RR
Location
Staten Island, Richmond County, New York, and Union County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1889
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIR)
Design
Through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 500.0 ft.
Total length: 800.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63755, -74.19525   (decimal degrees)
40°38'15" N, 74°11'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/568050/4498834 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 63329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 15, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 13, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added builder "Keystone Bridge Co." & image
  • January 26, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added information
  • October 4, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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