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By:David Abeles
Dates:9/24/2007 - 9/24/2007
Album Info:A few views from the top of the former DL&W "Lower Hack" lift bridge.
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You want me to climb WHERE?
Title:  You want me to climb WHERE?
Description:  A view looking up the tower on the center of the lift span...I was told to climb the ladder on the right to examine the cables atop the bridge. The cables are the power and control lines for the bridge mechanism.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 1/11/2008 3:28:42 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
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Views:  300   Comments: 0
Framed!
Title:  Framed!
Description:  NJT #414 is framed by Lower Hack on the last leg of its eastbound journey to Hoboken Terminal.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 1/11/2008 3:26:40 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
Categories:  Bridge
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Views:  753   Comments: 4
If You Don't Like Heights...
Title:  If You Don't Like Heights...
Description:  ...don't work for the railroad. The view down from atop Lower Hack draw.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 1/11/2008 3:34:52 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
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Views:  348   Comments: 1
YUP
Title:  YUP
Description:  They're still there, complete with evidence of gulls. And now I'm 300 feet over the roiling, eddying Hackensack River.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 1/11/2008 3:30:50 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
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Views:  345   Comments: 2
A Commanding View...
Title:  A Commanding View...
Description:  The view to the west is of the Hackensack River, Amtrak's ex-PRR Portal Draw, the western extension of the NJ Turnpike, and the communities of North Arlington, Belleville, and Upper Montclair on the western horizon.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 9/25/2007 3:35:27 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
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Locomotives:  NJT 4420(ALP-44)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
A Nice-Looking Bridge
Title:  A Nice-Looking Bridge
Description:  Lower Hack poses for a portrait in the morning light.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 1/11/2008 3:33:10 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  David Abeles
Categories:  Bridge
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Views:  298   Comments: 0


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