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NYWB - Highbrook Avenue Bridge

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Taken for the NRHP

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BH Photo #416952

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Highbrook Avenue on New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad (abandoned)
Location
Pelham, Westchester County, New York
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Effort underway to transform the bridge into a small-scale "highline" park.
History
Built 1910
Builders
- Alfred T. Fellheimer (Architect)
- Lathrop & Shea of New Haven, Connecticut (Contractor)
Railroad
- New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad (NYWB)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 75.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 2, 2016
Also called
Highbrook Highline (Future Name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.91387, -73.80461   (decimal degrees)
40°54'50" N, 73°48'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/600665/4529883 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Inventory numbers
NY 7712870 (New York State bridge identification number)
NRHP 16000487 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 62026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builders per NRHP
  • November 13, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is NRHP listed
  • July 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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