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Penns Neck Bridge

Photos 

Location slightly offset upstream from current roadway.

Not sure how the near span moves. note the cables.

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #350418

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Salem River
Location
Salem, Salem County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1927, and that bridge was replaced in 2005.
History
This is the third bridge on this site. Built 1884; replaced 1927.
Design
Three span Pratt through truss with one movable span. Not yet sure of moving mechanism.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.57803, -75.47646   (decimal degrees)
39°34'41" N, 75°28'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/459080/4381033 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Built 1884 (145)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Lost (18,696)
Lost 1927 (33)
Lost during 1920s (287)
Movable (2,705)
New Jersey (1,199)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,394)
Retractable (14)
Salem County, New Jersey (13)
Salem, New Jersey (1)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2016: New photos from Barry Caselli
  • March 26, 2016: Added by ArtS