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CNJ - Newark Bay Bridge (Old)

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CNJ - Newark Bay Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #288052

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Newark Bay on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Location
Elizabethport, Union County, New Jersey, and Hudson County, New Jersey
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1904
Builders
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Design
Warren through truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65453, -74.15447   (decimal degrees)
40°39'16" N, 74°09'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/571480/4500751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 61657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 5, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Old info photo
  • May 18, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com