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NYC - Black Grocery Bridge

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Description 

Description and photos here: https://www.iridetheharlemline.com/2013/03/23/remembering-th...

More photos: https://www.milestoneheritage.com/pdf/Milestone-Heritage-Har... The first bridge was a wooden pile trestle, followed by a Warren deck truss. The DPG came in 1905.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over State Route 22 on New York Central RR
Location
Columbia County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
Future prospects
The Harlem Valley Rail Trail is using the old alignment and there are plans to place a bowstring MOB at this crossing.
History
Built 1905 to replace an earlier Warren deck truss.
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- New York and Harlem Railroad
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15429, -73.51985   (decimal degrees)
42°09'15" N, 73°31'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/622287/4667967 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 97385 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2022: Added by Clark Vance

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