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NYWB - Mount Vernon Viaduct

Description 

Large viaduct crossing a valley and the NYNH&H (now the Metro-North New Haven Line) in Mount Vernon on the NYW&B.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over New Haven Railroad and numerous streets on New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad
Location
Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1906, abandoned 1937, removed 1942
Railroads
- Interurban
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad (NYWB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.91192, -73.82092   (decimal degrees)
40°54'43" N, 73°49'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599295/4529648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Inventory number
BH 65551 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2015: Added by Ian Martin