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Morris Canal Bridge

Photo 

Morris Canal Bridge

On Hope Street (now known as Main Street)

Old Postcard from Stewart Edwin Beitler Collection

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BH Photo #541192

Description 

This bridge went over the Morris Canal which was abandoned in the mid 1920's. This road was called Hope Street and is now known as Main Street.

Appears that the bridge was skewed.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Morris Canal (Abandoned) on Hope Street (now known as Main Street)
Location
Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey
Design
Pratt pony truss
Also called
Hope Street Bridge
FYI Hope Street is now called Main Street.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85856, -74.83935   (decimal degrees)
40°51'31" N, 74°50'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/513539/4523069 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 100657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Hackettstown, New Jersey (5)
New Jersey (1,721)
Pony truss (17,323)
Pratt pony truss (4,046)
Pratt truss (10,616)
Truss (37,193)
Unknown status (1,760)
Warren County, New Jersey (169)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com