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CNJ - Newark Bay Swing Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Photo taken by Mystic Seaport Museum

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at mobius.mysticseaport.org

BH Photo #489710

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Newark Bay on Central of New Jersey Railroad
Location
Newark, Union County, New Jersey, and Hudson County, New Jersey
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced 1902
Railroad
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66888, -74.13399   (decimal degrees)
40°40'08" N, 74°08'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/573196/4502361 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Central Railroad of New Jersey (119)
Hudson County, New Jersey (112)
Lost (30,016)
Movable (3,157)
New Jersey (1,713)
Newark, New Jersey (49)
Owned by railroad (13,728)
Pin-connected (5,042)
Pratt through truss (6,229)
Pratt truss (10,538)
Railroad (16,665)
Swing (1,592)
Through truss (17,878)
Truss (36,783)
Union County, New Jersey (118)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler