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Canal bridge at Zarephath

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THE OLD CANAL BRIDGE ZAREPHATH ACADEMY PILLAR OF FIRE ZAREPHATH NJ

I think this the standard D&R Canal bridge design

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #350416

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Description 

This type of swing is an example of a shear pole swing bridge not many are built today. Shear pole swing bridges are also called drawbridges with A frames like in Paulsboro NJ Island Park NY Washington DC and a few in New Jersey.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over D&R Canal
Location
Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53580, -74.57740   (decimal degrees)
40°32'09" N, 74°34'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/535789/4487314 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Lost (18,669)
Movable (2,704)
New Jersey (1,200)
Replaced by new bridge (12,368)
Shear Pole Type (10)
Somerset County, New Jersey (97)
Swing (1,247)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2016: Updated by Douglas Butler: Info
  • March 26, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler