The oldest existing wire suspension bridge .. Was able to drive and walk over the bridge.. There are signs explaining the features and history of the bridge.. There is also a toll house which has a small museum.. Beautiful scenes of the Delaware River...Def worth the visit
One lane historic car bridge over the Delaware River from PA to NY. Pedestrian walkway, beautiful photo ops. Worth the visit.
I had no idea how they moved coal prior to the day of the railroad. This was very interesting mental picture of how it was accomplished and the pure genius of those who designed and built the canals and bridge. Interesting little museum is on the property that depicts family life on a coal barge - not a pleasant one... 更多
The Roebling Bridge was originally a canal boat aqueduct, adapted for cars - one way at a time! Fun to walk across the bridge and read about its history. Cars travel along what was the bottom of the aqueduct, and pedestrians walk higher up, where the mules pulled the boats.
There are small parking lots on both the PA and NY side of the bridge. We parked on the PA side. There is a small seating area and bathroom. The view is very nice of the bridge and river. We found a small table and sat and ate lunch. The walk over the bridge is short, but the views are... 更多
We stayed close to the bridge on our family vacation. As such we ended up using it numerous times to cross the river. I'm glad we stopped and walked across it. It provides beautiful views of the river and area. Also, when fishing the river we discovered a trail that runs along the river. We accessed the trail below this... 更多
Cross the bridge and then park at the end of bridge. A sign tells how the Aqueduct was used for boat traffic to gain access to the Delaware River. Very interesting and it is worth the time to stop and learn what it was used for.
Whatever went through the minds of the persons responsible for this disaster of a remodeling or restoration remains one of the mysteries of the Delaware river. When the Roebling bridge was part of the barge canal it was one thing. Right now it is a motor car bridge across the river that is more like a tunnel without a roof.... 更多