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DL&W - Delaware River Bridge

Photos 

Ex Lackawanna RR Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #259444

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on DL&W Railroad
Location
Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89997, -75.07552   (decimal degrees)
40°53'60" N, 75°04'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/493638/4527655 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Inventory number
BH 57105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 19, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 2, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 12, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 17, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Picture #2 showed 2 bridges.When was that picture taken?I didn't even know there was 2 bridges at that location.

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 17, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Picture #2 showed 2 bridges.When was that picture taken?I didn't even know there was 2 bridges at that location.

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 15, 2017, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for the information,Matt.Good to know it's still there.

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 13, 2017, by Matthew Townsdin (matt [dot] townsdin [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was still there as of 2016. It can be seen in this video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q43lwNE_P0c . Today I recalled a visit to this bridge in 2007 and was wondering if it was still there. Took awhile to locate it, but I'm so happy to know its memorialized here.

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 13, 2015, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

thanks matt davis for the comment you sent me on this bridge.i do remember driving past this bridge on fishing trips to the Pocono mountains and also fishing on the Delaware river above and below this bridge.as for the trail plans I do not see it because of the traffic on both sides of the river.let me know if anything changes concerning this bridge.thanks again matt and keep in touch.

DL&W - Delaware River Bridge
Posted March 11, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this abandoned r.r. bridge?please let me know.thanks.