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Amtrak - Bronx River Bascules

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Amtrak - Bronx River Bridge

Bronx NY

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #289700

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Bronx River on Amtrak RR (6 tracks)
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builders
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Warren through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge #3.40
Bridge 3.40
NYNH&H RR Bridge #3.40
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82998, -73.88371   (decimal degrees)
40°49'48" N, 73°53'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/594123/4520482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory number
BH 62100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 25, 2018: Updated by Gregory Grice: Added official bridge names & current photo.
  • June 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added photographs
  • March 20, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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Amtrak - Bronx River Bascules
Posted December 26, 2018, by Barry (bllauver33 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Has one of the trusses been removed? I can see only two leafs in the Google Earth photo.