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NJTR - Passaic River Bridge

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Ex Bootnon Line

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #258920

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River, Passaic Avenue & McCarter Highway on New Jersey Transit
Location
Hudson County, New Jersey, and Essex County, New Jersey
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1897; modified 1911 and 1950; abandoned 2002 after the opening of the Montclair Connection
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- New Jersey Transit (NJTR)
- New York & Greenwood Lake Railway (1878-1943) (NYGL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
EL - Passaic River Bridge
Erie - Passaic River Bridge
EL - WR Draw
Erie - West Arlington Drawbridge
Erie - WR Draw
Erie - Bridge 7.57
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77688, -74.15024   (decimal degrees)
40°46'37" N, 74°09'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/571706/4514336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orange
Inventory number
BH 56992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 25, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 25, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added railroad & historical information
  • July 6, 2013: Added by Dave King

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