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ME/Amtrak Overpass

Photos 

Staten Island Railway Bridge

Panoramio user: Adam Elmquist

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BH Photo #289190

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Morristown & Erie Railway
Location
Linden, Union County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
County owns rail line and bridge, freight service contracted to Morristown & Erie Railway.
History
Built originally by Staten Island Rapiod Transit (Baltimore & Ohio subsidiary)
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- Morristown & Erie Railway (ME)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
- Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
ME -
SIRT Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64127, -74.23946   (decimal degrees)
40°38'29" N, 74°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/564308/4499213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 61924 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2022: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • December 17, 2018: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • July 25, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added RR
  • July 25, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com