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Conrail - Newark Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Newark Bay Extension

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #257626

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Newark Avenue on Conrail
Location
Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built by Penn Central to conect NYC and PRR at Waldo; Abandoned 1983
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
Penn Central - Newark Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.72690, -74.05356   (decimal degrees)
40°43'37" N, 74°03'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/579925/4508871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jersey City
Inventory number
BH 56812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,547)
Built 1969 (112)
Built during 1960s (2,002)
Conrail (1,436)
Girder (9,950)
Have street view (26,371)
Hudson County, New Jersey (102)
Jersey City, New Jersey (31)
New Jersey (1,470)
Owned by railroad (12,098)
Penn Central Railroad (1,214)
Plate girder (7,707)
Railroad (15,187)
Through girder (3,652)

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

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