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D&H - Mohawk River Bridge

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Description 

Five span "lattice" (double-intersection) deck truss. Constructed in 1872 as a continuous structure, but in 1885 the trusses were cut apart at the piers and a center truss was installed. Replaced by the current structure in 1911.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Mohawk River on Delaware & Hudson Railway
Location
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1872, rebuilt 1885, replaced 1912
Railroad
- Delaware & Hudson Railway (DH)
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.5 ft.
Also called
Delaware & Hudson Saratoga Division Bridge No. 32
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.83393, -73.92718   (decimal degrees)
42°50'02" N, 73°55'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/587679/4742931 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91319 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2020: Added by Ian Martin

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