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PRR - Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by DR Canal Commission

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #500395

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Mercer County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1863
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Other shear Pole A frame swing
Also called
Old Dinky Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33407, -74.65091   (decimal degrees)
40°20'03" N, 74°39'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/529652/4464895 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,803)
Built 1863 (26)
Built during 1860s (545)
Lost (26,155)
Mercer County, New Jersey (85)
Movable (3,048)
New Jersey (1,640)
Pennsylvania Railroad (954)
Railroad (16,037)
Replaced by new bridge (17,694)
Shear Pole Type (19)
Swing (1,507)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler