This Abandoned New Jersey Bridge Was Once Known As The Eighth Wonder Of The World
There are many manmade wonders in New Jersey, one of which is the Paulinskill Viaduct. The Paulinskill Viaduct is a reinforced concrete railroad bridge that crosses the Paulins Kill in Knowlton Township. At the time it was built in 1910, it was the largest reinforced concrete structure in the world.
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Photos of the interior are not included in this article as it was difficult to find graffiti without vulgarity. In addition, the address is not included as trespassing is illegal. With a road running underneath and near several hiking trails, it’s easy enough to find but we do not encourage illegal activity. What we do encourage is appreciating New Jersey’s unique history. If you’d like to get a closer look, check out the gorgeous drone video below by ESTOUCHFPV. I highly recommend watching – the footage is fascinating.
For another unique bit of New Jersey history, check out our article on WWII espionage.
Kristen is a writer, editor, and social media maven who loves her state. Born and raised in New Jersey, sharing all it has to offer is her passion. After attending Montclair State University, she continued her education online, obtaining certifications in social media management.
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