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WM - High Germany Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #148800

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned arch bridge over High Germany Road on Railroad (WM)
Location
Little Orleans, Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Chessie System Railroads (CSRR)
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
WM - Bridge 1308
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62624, -78.38660   (decimal degrees)
39°37'34" N, 78°23'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/724305/4389538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Artemas
Elevation
479 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • August 3, 2009: Added by Greg Hall

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Western Maryland Railroad Bridge
Posted April 16, 2013, by Jack Keller (jkeller41 [at] cinci [dot] rr [dot] com)

Sirs;

This bridge was likely replaced in 1904 as that is a date prominent on the bridge molded into the concrete.

Jack