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|1848 Delaware Aqueduct (Roebling Aqueduct)|
|Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania and Minisink Ford, New York, USA (Delaware River)|
|Coordinates:||N 41.48262 W 74.98461|
|Maps:||Acme, Google, MapQuest|
|References:||AAJ, BDR, BOB, BPL, GBD, LAB, LACE, RDH, SJR|
|Principals:||John A. Roebling|
|Use:||Aqueduct and Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)|
|Status:||In use (last checked, 2006)|
|Main cables:||Wire (iron)|
|Main spans:||3 x 131f, 142f|
- BPL: Completed 1848. RDH/BDR: Completed 1848, not used until 1849.
- Originally constructed to carry the Delaware and Hudson Canal. Converted to a one-lane vehicular bridge soon after the canal closed in 1898. Substantially restored in 1980's and 1990's, but retains original cables.
- Built as part of same project as 1849 Lackawaxen Aqueduct - Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, USA.
- Built as part of same project as 1851 High Falls Aqueduct - High Falls, New York, USA.
- Built as part of same project as 1851 Neversink Aqueduct - Cuddebackville, New York, USA.
- Near 1849 Lackawaxen Aqueduct - Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, USA.
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