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Lincoln Avenue-High Street Bridge, Spanning Rahway River at Lincoln Avenue & High Street, Cranford, Union County, NJ

Lincoln Avenue-High Street Bridge, Spanning Rahway River at Lincoln Avenue & High Street, Cranford, Union County, NJ

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Summary

Significance: The Lincoln Avenue/High Street Bridge is a locally significant example of typical masonry arch bridge in construction. While this bridge type was constructed in Union County, New Jersey throughout the early 1870s, few examples survive. The bridge's unusual, funnel-shaped plan appears to reflect the anticipated suburbanization of Cranford Township, spurred by an improved transportation network.
Survey number: HAER NJ-84

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Cranford (N.J.)40.64976, -74.30176
Google Map of 40.6497647, -74.30175919999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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