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Amtrak - Hutchinson River Bridge

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Amtrak (Pelham) - Hutchinson River Bridge

Bridge about to open for boat traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285031

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Hutchinson River on Amtrak RR (2 tracks)
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908; originally three parallel 2-track lift spans
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York Connecting Railroad (NYCN)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Also called
Pelham Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86344, -73.81781   (decimal degrees)
40°51'48" N, 73°49'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599630/4524270 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flushing
Inventory number
BH 61279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 28, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 25, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 26, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 25, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • June 26, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • HAER NY-121 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New Jersey/New York & New York/Connecticut State Lines, New York, New York County, NY
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Geoff Hubbs