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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.
Builder
- Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
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)
Quadrangle map:
Salem
Inventory number
BH 71509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 14, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder & corrected to swing
  • March 27, 2016: New photos from Barry Caselli
  • March 26, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler