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North County Trailway - New Croton Reservoir Bridge

Photos 

Putnam Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by John Reidy in January 2010

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BH Photo #163772

Map 

Description 

This bridge is part of the North County Trailway that follows the right-of-way of the former Putnam Division Railroad. The "Old Put" spanned 36.2 miles through Westchester providing passenger and freight service from 1881 to 1958 between the Bronx in New York City and Brewster in Putnam County.

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over New Croton Reservoir on North County Trailway
Location
Westchester County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians
Railroads
- New York & Putnam Railroad (NY&P)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 384.0 ft.
Also called
North County Trailway Bridge
Putnam Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.22667, -73.77692   (decimal degrees)
41°13'36" N, 73°46'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/602510/4564641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ossining
Inventory number
BH 45082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • April 28, 2010: New photos from John Reidy
  • April 27, 2010: Added by John Reidy

Sources 

  • John Reidy