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CNJ - Lehigh River Bridge (Hokendauqua)

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CNJ - Lehigh River Bridge

Photo taken by FavoriteSightsSounds

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

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BH Photo #465633

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Lehigh River and LVRR on CNJ RR
Location
Coplay, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Builders
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
- Phoenix?
Design
Deck truss and through truss with Phoenix Columns
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67440, -75.48769   (decimal degrees)
40°40'28" N, 75°29'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/458782/4502727 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • May 2, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 6, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Phoenix columns", "Phoenix Bridge Co.", "Skewed"
  • February 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Northampton & Bath RR - Lehigh River Bridge
Posted February 5, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Speaking of this bridge, this one looks very old. Possibly late 1880s to the early 1890s?

Northampton & Bath RR - Lehigh River Bridge
Posted February 5, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

While looking at this bridge I saw an abandoned truss on this abandoned rail line where the rail line stops at the Ironton trail.Is this bridge on Bridgehunter because I don't see it.