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Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge

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Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge

looking east in 1969; replacement under construction

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #476449

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost vertical lift through truss bridge over Hudson River on US 9/20
Location
Albany, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933; Replaced 1969; named for Private Parker F. Dunn (WWI)
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Design
Through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64239, -73.74812   (decimal degrees)
42°38'33" N, 73°44'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/602629/4721864 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy South
Inventory number
BH 62523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 18, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 20, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 4, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 6, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 7, 2019: Photo added from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 28, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Imported photo & added info
  • August 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge
Posted July 7, 2016, by Z Fechten

The Albany Times Union posted an article with historic photos of the first and second bridges at this location: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Historic-photos-Dunn...