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SFLR - Ship Channel Drawbridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Provided by the Internet Archive

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BH Photo #434234

Description 

Swing span appears to have been at Ocean City (south) end of trestle

Facts 

Overview
Lost Girder bridge over Ship Channel on Atlantic City & Shore Railroad
Location
Somers Point, Cape May County, New Jersey, and Atlantic County, New Jersey
Status
Destroyed by severe weather (hurricane)
History
Built 1907;
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Atlantic City & Shore Railroad (SFLR)
- Interurban
Design
Girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30581, -74.59583   (decimal degrees)
39°18'21" N, 74°35'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/534846/4350790 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82746 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2023: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 6, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 5, 2018: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoff Hubbs