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Paulinskill Viaduct

Photos 

Vintage photo

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BH Photo #170044

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over Paulins Kill and Station Road on former Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Location
Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Abandoned, but intact
Future prospects
New Jersey Transit has proposed to restore the rest of the Cut-Off, including the Paulinskill Viaduct, and restore passenger service into northeastern Pennsylvania.
History
Built 1908-10, tracks removed in 1984
Builders
- John Goll & Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- Lincoln Bush (Chief Engineer)
- Reiter, Curtis & Hill of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Subcontractor)
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Lackawanna Cut-off
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Total length: 1,100.0 ft.
Also called
DL&W - Paulinskill Viaduct
Conrail - Paulinskill Viaduct
DL&W - Hainesburg Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.94793, -75.06127   (decimal degrees)
40°56'53" N, 75°03'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/494842/4532978 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Inventory number
BH 45687 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added builder "John Goll & Co." & images
  • March 18, 2016: New photo from Barry Caselli
  • May 16, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • May 28, 2014: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • July 23, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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