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CNJ/Bel-Del/LV - Delaware River Double-Decker Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Courtesy of the Lehigh University Library. Used as an educational resource.

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BH Photo #351647

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Delaware River on Central Railroad of New Jersey/Lehigh Valley Railway (Upper Deck) & Belvidere Delaware Railroad (Lower Deck)
Location
Phillipsburg, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1854; Supllemental Spans added 1866; Replaced 1876
Railroads
- Belvidere Delaware Railroad (Bel-Del)
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
Design
Arch-reinforced Howe through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68764, -75.20275   (decimal degrees)
40°41'16" N, 75°12'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482867/4504103 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69921 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 6, 2015: Added by Luke

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