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Old Croton Aqueduct, Quarry Railroad Bridge, Aqueduct Lane at Williams Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY



B&W Photos

HB907217
Photocopied October 1976, From F.b

HB907218
Aerial View Showing Aqueduct Right-of-way Passing Over Railroad Line From Stone Quarry

HB907219
Aerial View Of Quarry Railroad Bridge.


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Item Title


Location
Aqueduct Lane at Williams Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-117
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-25; FN-28).
Building/structure dates: 1838 initial construction
National Register Number: 74001324
Significance: The Old Croton Aqueduct is an outstanding example of 19th century civil engineering and was New York City's first municipal water project. The Quarry Railroad Bridge is a representative example of how the aqueduct had to accommodate existing transportation routes.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Aqueducts
Railroad Bridges


Related Names
Jervis, John B.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopied October 1976, from F.B. Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. CROTON AQUEDUCT AT HASTINGS: ARCH PROVIDED ACCESS TO STONE QUARRY. PLATE XVII, PAGE 106.
2. AERIAL VIEW SHOWING AQUEDUCT RIGHT-OF-WAY PASSING OVER RAILROAD LINE FROM STONE QUARRY. TRACKS ARE GONE BUT RIGHT-OF-WAY IS STILL VISIBLE.
3. AERIAL VIEW OF QUARRY RAILROAD BRIDGE.


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