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Private Bridge

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Private Bridge

looking west

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BH Photo #527615

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Amtrak on Private lane in Germantown
Location
Germantown, Columbia County, New York
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
Future prospects
Under study for preservation in place
History
Built for Robert R.L. Clarkson
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Double intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.3 ft.
Also called
Midwood Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.10337, -73.91558   (decimal degrees)
42°06'12" N, 73°54'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589663/4661822 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85767 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2022: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added built date, dimensions, future prospects
  • June 29, 2019: Added

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