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Erie - Guymard Overpass

Photos 

1948

Looking north towards Otisville

Photo taken by Ron Dukarm

BH Photo #254772

Map 

Description 

The bridge was built to allow trains running on the new, lower tracks, to pass under the older tracks, which ran over the mountain. two tracks ran over it, and one ran under. Currently part of a hiking trail, can be driven over in off-road vehicles

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete rigid frame bridge over Erie Railroad on Erie Railroad
Location
Orange County, New York
Status
Derelict/abandoned, deteriorating
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Also called
Erie - Guymard Underpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43106, -74.59334   (decimal degrees)
41°25'52" N, 74°35'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/533976/4586690 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otisville
Inventory number
BH 56379 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected Railroad
  • May 28, 2013: Updated by Alex Dobrowolski: Added category "Metro-North Railroad"
  • May 27, 2013: Added by Alex Dobrowolski

Sources 

  • Alex Dobrowolski
  • Luke