NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (1872)
From an 1891 report to the Board of Railroad Commissioners: "This bridge consists of four 185-foot fixed spans and one 274-foot draw span over the Hudson River, seven 73-foot basin spans and one 110-foot span over Quay Street, all double track, through, pin-connected, and one double-track, deck, plate girder span of 63 feet over Maiden Lane."
The 185' river spans were 13-panel Whipple trusses, the 274' movable swing span was a 22-panel Whipple truss, the basin spans were 7-panel Pratt trusses, and the Quay Street span was a 9-panel Pratt truss.
- Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
- Albany, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1872; Replaced 1899
- - Clarke, Reeves & Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- - New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- 6 Whipple through trusses
8 Pratt pony trusses
Length of largest span: 274.0 ft.
Total length: 1,800.0 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
- Also called
- Hudson River Bridge Co. - South Hudson River Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.64753, -73.74581 (decimal degrees)
42°38'51" N, 73°44'45" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/602810/4722437 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Troy South
- Inventory number
- BH 72307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 1, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added dimensions and description
- February 24, 2018: New photo from Art Suckewer
- September 14, 2016: New photos from Dave King
- May 23, 2016: Added by Luke