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NS - Mohawk River Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr

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Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Mohawk River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Delaware & Hudson Railway (DH)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Also called
CP - Mohawk River Bridge
DH - Mohawk River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.83371, -73.92735   (decimal degrees)
42°50'01" N, 73°55'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/587666/4742907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schenectady
Inventory number
BH 52344 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • January 29, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 3, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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Comments 

NS - Mohawk River Bridge
Posted June 11, 2016, by Matt C (mgccunning [at] aol [dot] com)

The builder's plaque says this was built in 1911, by the Pennsylvania Steel co. There are much older bridge abutments adjacent to this bridge on both shores. So this isn't the first bridge in this location.