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Erie - NX Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by 95 Wombat

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BH Photo #250079

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Location
Kearny, Essex County, New Jersey, and Hudson County, New Jersey
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1922, taken out of service 1977
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals, Single Leaf Strauss heel-trunnion bascule.
Also called
New York Division Branch Bridge
Conrail - NX Bridge
NS - NX Bridge
EL - NX Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75452, -74.16460   (decimal degrees)
40°45'16" N, 74°09'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/570518/4511843 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orange
Inventory number
BH 52335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 2, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 3, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 11, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • December 12, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 24, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 21, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 20, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 20, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 15, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 13, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 25, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added designer.
  • May 3, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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Comments 

Erie Passiac River Bascule Bridge
Posted February 20, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

If you want to get technical, the bridge crosses that Passiac from Newark to Kearney

Erie Passiac River Bascule Bridge
Posted February 20, 2014, by s.schiefer (polkaradio [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I worked at NX as towermen from 1960-1963 bridge is in Kearny,NJ not Newark

Erie Passiac River Bascule Bridge
Posted August 20, 2013, by Anonymous

HOW MANY DRAWINGS OF THIS BRIDGE ARE YOU GOING TO POST? YOU HAVE ALREADY POSTED THE SAME DRAWING ON HERE TWICE!