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NJT - Hogback Bridge (Old)

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Description 

Was offered up for free re-use, but reuse never panned out.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Raritan River on New Jersey Transit
Location
Peapack-Gladstone, Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Replaced 2003
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Conrail (CR)
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 119.0 ft.
Total length: 119.0 ft.
Also called
EL - Hogback Bridge
Conrail - Hogback Bridge
NJT - North Branch Raritan River Bridge (Old)
DL&W - Hogback Bridge
DL&W - North Branch Raritan River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69652, -74.65040   (decimal degrees)
40°41'47" N, 74°39'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/529536/4505127 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gladstone
Inventory number
BH 75551 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added additional information, including failed reuse plans.

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