One comment at Weird NJ's page about this landmark warned on May 5, 2016 6:26am: Fines for those found trespassing at this trestle are $233, including all processing fees. the deserted village. Weird NJ #17 Recently found in our warehouse! You know how else to get in touch with us! The Paulinskill Viaduct was completed in 1910 and at the time was the largest reinforced concrete structure in the world. Since then it has remained a true hidden treasure.this was a very cool place to go to!
Of all the abandoned places that Weird NJ has explored over the years none match the awe inspiring architectural magnificence of the Paulinskill Viaduct. from Wikipedia.
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You can see that from the photos of the Paulinskill Viaduct which is now full of tagging. The train line went out of service in 1979, the railroad tracks were torn up in 1985 and the Viaduct was abandoned. If You Have Been To The THE PAULINSKILL VIADUCT Please Responed To This Message...ThanxXx!!! The most elevating feature of the Viaduct is that on top of the arches, beneath the rail bed, are a series of step ladders. As NiceGuyMike suggested - hiking shoes/boots, gloves and a flashlight.
Click here to read more about the viaducts and the hiking that my friends and I did. Those found parked in the area will be fined.This Youtube video shows that as of Jan 2016 you can get down into the trestle still via the manhole:After we came down the bridge, 2 police officers were waiting for us and we almost got arrested! Weird NJ: Paulinskill Viaducts Uncategorized October 2, 2013.
Eventually one day it was gone, and later on even the tree was cut down. 4dogsinjersey Senior Member. Just park at the church. If you read my blog, over the weekend you know that I did some exploring. Update: I went to the viaduct via a train to Netcong train station, then I rode my bike to the entrance of the Sussex Branch Trail at Commerce Drive, then I rode that till it intersected with Paulinskill Trail going left, and that trail took me to the viaduct. Even places not listed on Weird NJ, like anywhere you can swim that is not a locked up private beach or private lake, like say Splitrock Reservoir in Rockaway Township(where it is still technically illegal to swim but alot do anyway), if it is popular it is full of litter, broken beer bottles.
It was more riding than I expected, I thought it would have been only 30 miles one-way according to Google Maps, but it turned out to be 40 miles each-way.This week I want to bike part of the Paulinskill Trail and check out the Paulinskill Viaduct. Great 360 views. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts With a long-term median flow rate of 76 cubic feet of water per second (2.15 m³/s), it is New Jersey's third-largest contributor to the Delaware River, behind the Musconetcong River and Maurice River. Completed in 1910, the Paulinskill viaduct, as it's often referred to was once the largest trestle in the world. The well known public ones that are high traffic.I can kind of see why, because when sites get popular shitheads spray paint the shit out of it.
The Viaduct, or Hainesburg Trestle, is a long abandoned railroad bridge over the Paulinskill River near Blairstown.
Information: We have closed the Weird US message board. The height can be dizzying though, looking down at the tops of tall trees, and several of the guardrails are not longer in place to separate the adventurer from the abyss. Please stay safe and call ahead to get the latest information.Of all the abandoned places that Weird NJ has explored over the years none match the awe inspiring architectural magnificence of the Paulinskill Viaduct. The viaduct consists of 7 magnificently designed, intricate arches.
Posts: 4,041: Youths come to hang out, drink, do drugs, shitheads litter all over the place, etc. This allows the explorer to actually travel through the inside of the structure. This week I want to bike part of the Paulinskill Trail and check out the Paulinskill Viaduct. Another aspect is that the USA is a pussified nanny state. beer, hot dogs and wnj-perfect together!
the witches' forest. update on the "gate" the hackensack sleep-watcher.
Fond memories I have include shimmying across a board over probably 5ish feet of disgusting water to get to the other side of the viaduct. Each of the towers between the arches are hollow, with cavernous graffiti scrawled rooms inside.