Western Maryland Railway

Reporting mark: WM
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Allegheny Highlands Trail - Shavers Fork Bridge (Tucker County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Shavers Fork on Allegheny Highlands Trail of WV (formerly West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Amtrak - Gwynn Falls Viaduct (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1914
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Gwynn Falls, Baltimore Street, and CSX Railroad on Amtrak Northeast Corridor (former Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

B&O - Quemahoning Branch Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1913, Abandoned ca.1990
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River & CSX Keystone Subdivision on Western Maryland Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Black Oak Road Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Black Oak Road
Open to traffic

Black Oak Road Bridge #2 (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Black Oak Road
Open to traffic

Carpendale Rail Trail - Knobley Tunnel (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, abandoned 1970s, converted for trail use 2010
Tunnel under Knobley Mountain on Carpendale Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Carpendale Rail Trail - Potomac River Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, converted to trail use 2010
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Carpendale Rail to Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Lift Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Currently owned by Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
1923 Girder and truss lift bridge over C&O Canal
Closed to all traffic

CSX - Big Pool Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad


CSX - Connecting Line Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
1892
Through truss bridge over C&O Canal on CSX Railroad


CSX - Conococheague Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1930 by American Bridge Company for Western Maryland Railroad
Deck plate girder CSXT (former WM) railroad bridge over Conococheague Creek and private road
Intact but closed to all traffic

CSX - Gwynn Falls Parkway Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Deck plate girder bridge over Gwynn Falls Parkway on CSX Transportation (former Western Maryland Railway)
Open to traffic

CSX - Marsh Creek Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Marsh Creek on CSXT RR (former WM)
Open to traffic

CSX - McCoys Ferry Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Girder bridge over McCoys Ferry Rd on Western Maryland Railroad


CSX - Rock Creek Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Rock Creek on CSX RR


CSX - US 11 Overpass (Washington County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Bridge over US 11 on CSX (former WM)
Open to traffic

CSX - West High Street Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1920
Lost wooden bridge over CSX Railroad on West High Street in New Oxford
No longer exists

CSX Pangborn Blvd Overpass (Washington County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Slab bridge over Pangborn Blvd on CSX (former WM)
Open to traffic

GAP - Big Savage Tunnel (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Buil 1911,
Tunnel on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Borden Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1911, rail line abandoned 1975
Tunnel on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - BoWest Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1916, Converted for pedestrian use 1994
Through truss bridge over Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Casselman River Bridge (Confluence) (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Buil 1911 for the Western Maryland Railway, Abandoned in the 1970s, Converted for pedstrian use 2001
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Casselman River Bridge (Harnedsville) (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Buil 1911, Abandoned in the 1970s, Converted for pedestrian use in 2001
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Dunbar Creek Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912, Coverted for pedestrian use 1994
Deck plate girder bridge over Dunbar Creek on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Keystone Viaduct (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1911
Through truss bridge over Flaugherty Creek on Great Allegheny Passage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - New Hope Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1930
Bridge over New Hope Road on Great Alleghany Passage Trail
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians

GAP - Ohiopyle High Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Youghioogheny River on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Ohiopyle Youghioogheny River Trail Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1999
Modern bowstring pony truss bridge over Youghioogheny River & PA381 on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Pinkerton High Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Pinkerton Low Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians only

GAP - Route 36 Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1930
Bridge over Route 36 on Great Allegheny Passage Trail
Open to pedestrians & bicyclists only

GAP - Salisbury Viaduct (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912, Abandoned 1975. Converted for pedestrian use 1998
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River and US 219 on Great Allegheny Passage
Open to pedestrians

MMID - Monocacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Baltimore through truss bridge over Monocacy River on MMID (former WM)
Open to traffic

MMID - Old Sabillasville Road Overpass (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Deck arch bridge over Old Sabillasville Road on MMID (former WM)
Open to traffic

MMID - Sabillasville Overpass (Frederick County, Maryland)
Deck plate girder bridge over Sabillasville Road on MMID (former WM)
Open to traffic

MMID - Sabillasville Road Overpass (Frederick County, Maryland)
Deck plate girder bridge over Sabillasville Road and Owens Creek on MMID (former WM)
Open to traffic

NS - Codorus Creek Bridge (N) (York County, Pennsylvania)
Currently unknown
Pratt through truss bridge over Codorus Creek
Limited rail traffic

Pen Mar Crossing (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1960
Bridge over CSX Railroad on Route 550 / Pen Mar Road
Open to traffic

PLE - West Yough Transfer Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Youghiogheny River on Abandoned Railroad (P&LE)
Abandoned

Tunnel #2 (Randolph County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for West Fork Trail
Open to pedestrians only, but entering the tunnel is discouraged.

WB&A - Gwynns Falls Viaduct (Baltimore, Maryland)
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Gwynns Falls on Washington, Baltimore, & Annapolis
Removed

West Penn - BoWest Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Western Maryland Railway on West Penn Railway
Removed

Western Maryland Trail-Trail - Licking Creek Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Through truss bridge over Licking Creek on Western Maryland Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #4 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1905
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal & Towpath on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #5 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Chesapeake & Ohio Canal & Trail on Railroad (B&O)
Abandoned

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #6 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned bridge over C&O Canal on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Abandoned

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #7 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned 1998
Abandoned bridge over C&O Canal on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Abandoned

WM - C&P Wills Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built in 1860, repointed in 1915. By 1984 it was in need of major attention by specialized workers; demolished by CSX Jan. 1998
Brick arch bridge over Wills Creek on Western Maryland Rwy
Demolished Jan. 1998

WM - Casselman River Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Fifteen Mile Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Believed to have been built by Western Maryland Railroad approx 1850-1865
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Fifteen Mile Creek on defunct rail
Abandoned

WM - Fleshman Mill Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Deck girder bridge over Conawago Creek
Open to traffic

WM - Frostburg Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1857; abandoned 1954
Abandoned tunnel under Frostburg, MD on Cumberland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

WM - High Germany Road Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Abandoned arch bridge over High Germany Road on Railroad (WM)
Abandoned

WM - Indigo Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rail line abandoned in 1975
Tunnel on the Western Maryland Railroad
Gated off

WM - Kessler Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Abandoned tunnel on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - Low Line Crossing (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Low Line Road (fmr B&O Low Line) on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - MD51 Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Maryland 51 on Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - North Branch Potomac River Bridge #1 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Western Maryland Rwy
Abandoned

WM - North Branch Potomac River Bridge #2 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Western Maryland Rwy
Abandoned

WM - North Branch Potomac River Bridge #3 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Western Maryland Rwy
Abandoned

WM - Ohiopyle Low Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Youghioogheny River on Western Maryland Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

WM - Potomac River Bridge #1 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Potomac River Bridge #2 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #3 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #4 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck Truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #5 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1905
Deck Truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #6 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #8 (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - Ridgeley-Cumberland Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1887
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Railroad
Demolished

WM - Roby Hollow Creek Arch (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Roby Hollow Creek on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Sideling Hill Creek Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Sideling Hill Creek on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - Spring Garden Swing Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1903, abandoned 1980s
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over Spring Garden Channel, Patapsco River on former Western Maryland Railway
Derelict/abandoned

WM - State Line Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Lost Through truss bridge over Rt. 40, Will's Creek, C&P Eckhart Branch, and the B&O on Western Maryland State Line Branch
No longer exists

WM - Stick Pile Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Tunnel on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Closed

WM - Town Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1905, second span added 1913, abandoned 1975
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Town Creek on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

WM - Wills Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1936
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wills Creek on Western Maryland Railway
Bridge leads to a parking lot and the track ends

WM/B&O Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over B&O RR (abandoned) on Western Maryland Rwy
Abandoned

WM/CSX Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904, removed by CSX 2013
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Cumberland Subdivision (fmr B&O Mainline) on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Removed but not replaced

WMSR/GAP - Alt US 40 Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1910 ca
Through truss bridge over Alt US 40 on WMRR
Open to trains and pedestrians

WMSR/GAP - Brush Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Tunnelon Western Maryland Scenic Railroad & Great Allegheny Passage
Open to traffic

YKR/Hanover Trolley Trail Overpass (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built Circa 1950
Steel girder bridge which passes over a rail-trail and active Rail line
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians below, Traffic on the rail

York-Hanover Trolley Viaduct (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Western Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroads on York-Hanover Trolley
Removed but not replaced