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AMTK - Erie Boulevard Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr

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BH Photo #178028

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Boulevard on Amtrak
Location
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905 over Erie Canal; later became Erie Boulevard
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.7 ft.
Total length: 167.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.81667, -73.94139   (decimal degrees)
42°49'00" N, 73°56'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586542/4740999 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schenectady
Inventory numbers
NY 7203319 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 21, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 10, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 1, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected build date
  • January 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name: CSX does not use this bridge
  • September 19, 2010: New photo from Doug Kerr

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

NS - Erie Boulevard Overpass
Posted July 15, 2016, by Jeffrey Oswald (Amtrak207 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The stated owner of this structure is incorrect. It is owned by [CSX].... and leased by Amtrak.