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CSX - Kessler Bridge

Map 

Description 

Part of 1914 "Magnolia Cutoff" realignment of the B&O mainline.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Cumberland Subdivision
Location
Allegany County, Maryland, and Morgan County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Deck plate girder main spans; pony plate girder span over former B&O "Low Line"
Also called
CSX Potomac River Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55356, -78.43396   (decimal degrees)
39°33'13" N, 78°26'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/720469/4381353 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Inventory number
BH 58477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke