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Columbia in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

NJ Cut-off Viaduct

 

1911

 
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 2007
1. Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Marker
Inscription. The open spandrel design pushed reinforced concrete arches beyond the known limit when built. An engineering feat, the railroad alignment rises and falls 11 feet over 28.45 miles.
 
Location. 40° 56.2′ N, 75° 6.208′ W. Marker is in Columbia, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Interstate 80, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia NJ 07832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Slateford (approx. mile away in Pennsylvania); Edward Marshall (approx. 1.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Water Gap (approx. 2.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Kittatinny Point (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap (approx. 3.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Village Historic District (approx. 3.9 miles away); Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (approx. 4.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Nicholas DuPuy (approx. 5.2 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Viaduct image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 2007
2. Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Viaduct
The viaduct spans the Delaware River and Interstate 80 between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. There appeared to be little, if any, upkeep being made on it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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