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PCNJ - Rahway River Bridge

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PCNJ - Rahway River

Raised position

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285286

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Rahway River on Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
Location
Rahway, Union County, New Jersey
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1907
Builders
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Toledo-Massillon Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Railroads
- Interurban
- New Jersey Short Line Railroad
- Public Service Corporation of New Jersey (PCNJ)
- Streetcar
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59954, -74.23334   (decimal degrees)
40°35'58" N, 74°14'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/564865/4494585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arthur Kill
Inventory number
BH 61349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • November 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder from article cited on a duplicate entry by Dave King & fixed GPS
  • June 14, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Public Service Corporation of New Jersey", "Streetcar", "Railroad", "Navigable waterway"
  • June 14, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

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