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Flushing Creek Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Flushing Creek Bridge (Older)

Photo from Hidden Waters Blog

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at hiddenwatersblog.wordpress.com

BH Photo #487866

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss swing bridge over Flushing Creek on Northern Boulevard
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1880s
History
Built 1866
Design
Queenpost through swing truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76275, -73.83661   (decimal degrees)
40°45'46" N, 73°50'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/598193/4513071 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,954)
Built 1866 (52)
Built during 1860s (563)
Lost (26,809)
Movable (3,076)
New York (4,714)
New York City, New York (335)
Owned by city (5,827)
Queenpost truss (286)
Queens County, New York (128)
Replaced by new bridge (18,185)
Swing (1,528)
Through truss (15,930)
Truss (34,202)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler