Bridge over the Hudson River. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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  • Bridges,
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)

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Other titlesBridge across Hudson River, New York and New Jersey Bridge Company
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16019476M

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Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. The bridge is feet above the Hudson River's surface. The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge was built in the late 19th century to link New York and New England to an extensive, nationwide.

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of New York, New York (Design) - Prescott & Callannan of Albany, New York (Contractor) Railroads - Hudson Valley Railway (HVR.

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, a pedestrian thoroughfare that stretches feet above the Hudson River, invites biking, strolling, walking, and horizon gazing. The site was created from the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, an engineering marvel that, when it opened inwas the longest railroad bridge in the world.

Two Boys Jumped Into the Hudson River. They Haven’t Been Seen Since. The teenagers went for a swim in Spuyten Duyvil Creek in Inwood on Friday, and family members fear they have drowned.

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