Serpico Hells Gate Bridge Scene 1970s FF to 2:15

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Serpico Hells Gate Bridge Scene 1970s FF to 2:15
Posted by divebardave on Saturday, January 18, 2020 2:55 PM

Now I have another iconic place to visit in NYC...but how do I get there via transit? ?

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Posted by CMStPnP on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:05 AM

There are still NYC Cops today that despise Serpico for being a snitch.   Very sad commentary on NYPD.

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:23 AM

i could have done without the violence to answer your question!

Ride the N train toward Astoria, get off at Astoria Boulevard and walk west toward the East River.  You will see the bridge approach pictured even as you leave the train.  The bridge approach crosses above the three-track elevated structure just north of the Astoria Boulevard station.

From Manhattan, the N is underground until crossing under the East River, and then rises on an incline for a across-platform transfer with the 7 at Queensboro Plaza Station.

In the Classic Era, the Astoria line was joint IRT - BMT, and the BMT service was provided by elevated cars running Queensboro Plaza - Astoria, with the BMT steel cars running only to Queensboro Plaza.

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:41 AM
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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:06 AM

And:

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Posted by 243129 on Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:50 PM

The 'French Connection' also has a scene filmed underneath the Hells Gate bridge.

 

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